New Zealand House: the modern heart of St James’s

View along Pall Mall with the Athenaeum on right and Institute of Directors on left. The podium height almost matches its exclusive neighbours.

Robert Matthew faced much opposition in the 1950s for his ambitious design of New Zealand House. Some of the internal grandness has faded, or disappeared altogether, but the building sits well with the Pall Mall set

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