South Bank (CA38)
Reference number: CA 38
First designated: 27 July 1982
Boundary extended: 12 October 1998. The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.
A nationally important collection of 20th century buildings fronting the south bank of the Thames.
The earliest significant building is County Hall, dating from the 1920s. The majority of buildings date from the post-war reconstruction. The Royal Festival Hall (Grade I) and the centrepiece of the Festival of Britain site acted as a catalyst for the development of the whole area.