Springbok Sculpture by Sir Charles Wheeler    This gilded springbok is on the corner of Trafalgar Square and Strand.     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.

Springbok Sculpture by Sir Charles Wheeler This gilded springbok is on the corner of Trafalgar Square and Strand. 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.

A general view of the dense crowd massed in Trafalgar Square, London on Nov. 20, 1947, before the first of the royal wedding processions was due to pass en route to Westminster Abbey as Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh marry. South Africa House and St. Martin-in-the-fields can be seen in the background. (AP Photo)

A general view of the dense crowd massed in Trafalgar Square, London on Nov. 20, 1947, before the first of the royal wedding processions was due to pass en route to Westminster Abbey as Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh marry. South Africa House and St. Martin-in-the-fields can be seen in the background. (AP Photo)

South Africa House, Trafalgar Sq, London 1997.  (LW20)

South Africa House, Trafalgar Sq, London 1997. (LW20)

Statue of Bartolomeu Dias at the High Commission of South Africa in London

Statue of Bartolomeu Dias at the High Commission of South Africa in London

South African Embassy, London.

South African Embassy, London.

South Africa House on Trafalgar Square

South Africa House on Trafalgar Square

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New High Commissioner, new start? Your complaints about SA House | The South African

New High Commissioner, new start? Your complaints about SA House | The South African

South Africa House 1999 Pen & Ink (350 x 270)

South Africa House 1999 Pen & Ink (350 x 270)

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