TEMPLE BAR

The Architectural Gateway

of the City of London

THE TEMPLE BAR TRUST

Sir Christopher Wren’s Temple Bar in Paternoster Square is home to the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects.

It is managed by the Temple Bar Trust whose aim is to promote architecture in the Square Mile to a wide public through a regular programme of talks and tours. A key focus of the Trust’s work is supporting greater diversity in the architectural profession.

The building also provides a unique space for meetings, dining and entertainment.

FIRMNESSE . COMMODITIE . DELYTE

Commissioned by King Charles II, and designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the arch of Portland stone was constructed between 1669 and 1672, by Thomas Knight, the City Mason, and Joshua Marshall, Mas- ter of the Mason’s Company.