Apollo House (Croydon)

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Apollo House
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Apollo House
General information
Address Wellesley Road
Town or city Croydon
Country United Kingdom
Construction started 1967
Completed 1970
Height 64m
Technical details
Floor count 22
Design and construction
Architect Denis Crump & Partners
References
http://www.skyscrapernews.com/buildings.php?id=1573

Apollo House is a 22-storey high-rise building at 40 Wellesley Road in the London Borough of Croydon, London, England. In common with a neighbouring building Lunar House and others developed by Harry Hyams,[1] the building's name was inspired by the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969. Like Lunar House, Apollo serves as the headquarters of UK Visas and Immigration, a division of the Home Office in the United Kingdom. The buildings at one time hosted the headquarters of the Property Services Agency (PSA),[2] along with other 1960s office blocks including the Whitgift Centre. The PSA also had offices in central London, and a regional network of offices throughout the UK. Up until 2008 part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Services section were based on floors 17 and 18.[3]

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Coordinates: 51°22′38″N 0°05′54″W / 51.3771°N 0.0982°W / 51.3771; -0.0982