Westminster: The new Garden Steps at the Reform Club Photographer: Michael Caldwell

Westminster: The new Garden Steps at the Reform Club
Photographer: Michael Caldwell

Until 2002, the South side of the Club House enjoyed only windows and there was no direct access to the garden. Now, these 'stylistically invisible' new doors and steps change the summer entirely as members can drift in and out at will. Our proposal was at first regarded as highly contentious and inappropriate; Listed Building Consent was refused but later won at Appeal.