Sir William Tite (1798-1873) a president of the Royal Institution of British Architects, was responsible for the designs of the Royal Exchange, London (1842), the Huddersfield Building Society (1856), Gerrards Cross Church (1859), and various railway stations including Blackwall terminus, Hampton Court, Richmond, Carnforth, Southampton Docks Terminus, Windsor and Eton, Carlisle, Winchester, Gosport and Crewkerne. He was also responsible for the designs of the cemeteries at Brookwood (with Sydney Smirke) and West Norwood (of which he was a director). Running off of Chelsea Embankment, close to the Royal Hospital, is Tite Street, named after Sir William Tite, who, as a member of the Board of Works was largely responsible for Chelsea Embankment.
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