The current building, completed in 1889, was originally built to serve as an examination hall for the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Surgeons. The foundation stone at the front of the building was laid by Queen Victoria on 24 March 1886.
On 1 June 1909, the IEE bought the lease and various alterations were carried out by H. Percy Adams and Charles Holden.
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