Royal Architectural Museum Leases and Property Agreements

Scope and Content

Comprises of notice of auction of leasehold estate, 27 February 1880, endorsed with stamped memorandum of purchase of leasehold for numbers 14, 16, 18 and 20 Tufton Street by the Royal Architectural Museum trustees; building agreement for lease of 18 Tufton Street, 21 September 1903; copy of lease plans of RAM and 35-39 Great Smith Street, undated; two copies of Westminster Chapter Estates' plot plans for RAM and 35-39 Great Smith Street, undated. Rates Valuation on 18, 20, 22 Tufton Street, 1899; application for payment of Rates on 18, 20, 22 Tufton Street, 1899.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Royal Architectural Museum (RAM) building was completed in 1869 at number 18, Tufton Street, Westminster, London. The RAM subsequently renewed the lease in 1880, along with numbers 14, 16 and 20 Tufton Street. The leases of the adjoining properties, numbers 35-39 Great Smith Street, were also acquired c.1890 for the creation of classrooms for the Westminster School of Art.

Arrangement

Original order within the file is retained.