Upminster Court
Upminster Court

Upminster Court

  • The property and gardens were designed by Sir Charles Reilly as a private residence for the engineer and industrialist Arthur Williams and were completed in 1905.
  • By 1939 Upminster Court had ceased to be used as a private residence and was used to accommodate refugees during the Second World War.
  • In 1946 it was acquired by Essex County Council who used it as an educational centre, although ownership transferred to Havering Council in 1965.
  • This use continued until 1974 when it was converted to a short stay Respite Care Home for Older People.
  • In 1991 the residential care home closed and the building became a training centre for London Borough of Havering Staff.
  • In January 2007, Uniserve Group purchased Upminster Court. Uniserve intends to use the property as its state-of-the-art International HQ from which it can develop its global business interests.

The mansion house is arranged over ground, first and second floors with the majority of the rooms have used as training rooms or offices. There is also a central kitchen, dining room and passenger lift. Situated to the north of the mansion house is the two storey stable block, arranged around a central court yard. The stable block is divided into three self contained office units. There are also garages at the rear of the building. To the east of the stable block is a three bedroom bungalow, which requires renovation. The gardens and grounds of Upminster Court were laid out in 1905 creating a formal garden including many mature trees, a walled Italian garden, bowling lawn and croquet lawn.

133 Hall Lane,
M14 1AL

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