Take A Sneaky Peek At £2m Refit For New London Venue

James Drury
By James Drury Last edited 45 months ago
Take A Sneaky Peek At £2m Refit For New London Venue
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The chapel recently stood alone, as part of major redevelopment, Fitzroy Place.
The chapel recently stood alone, as part of major redevelopment, Fitzroy Place.
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A new venue will open in Fitzrovia in summer 2015, following a £2million refit, which has seen the 1929 chapel restored to its full resplendent glory.

The Fitzrovia Chapel on the site of the former Middlesex Hospital will accommodate up to 50 people and as well as being a public space "for quiet contemplation", will also host lectures, exhibitions, recitals and more.

When it opens next year, what visitors will see — and what you can get a sneaky peek of via the gallery above — is the astonishing mosaic ceiling in the chancel, and beautiful marble memorial tablets which line the walls of the ante-chapel.

The restoration has been funded by developers of the swanky Fitzroy Place, which will feature new apartments, offices and shops. Earlier this year, a petition was launched to try and keep the Middlesex Hospital name in the chapel, but it was unsuccessful.

Last Updated 03 October 2014