Springbok Sculpture by Sir Charles Wheeler
This beautiful gilded springbok is on the corner of Trafalgar Square and Strand so easily missed. I noticed it.whilst I was was standing at a bus stop. South Africa House was built by Holland, Hannen & Cubitts in the 1930s on the site of a derelict hotel. The building was designed by Sir Herbert Baker, with architectural sculpture by Coert Steynberg and Sir Charles Wheeler, and opened in 1933. In the background is the mansard roof of Charing Cross Station Hotel.
New High Commissioner, new start? Your complaints about SA House
We asked you, the global SA community, how South Africa House serves your needs. The response? Not the worst, but communications remain a problem and there is ample room for improvement for the incoming High Comissioner to get to work on