Peter Murray

Peter Murray, Chairman of The London Society

I am indebted to Susan Holder who organised the trip to Balfron Tower and sent this report.

In the 1960’s, modernist architect Erno Goldfinger lived for a short time in a flat in his 27-storey  Balfron Tower in Poplar so that he could get to know the residents and canvas their opinions of his building. Sometimes he would invite them over for a glass or two of champagne and more than 50 years later, on August 20th, the London Society invited members to a get together in another flat on the 24th floor of Balfron Tower but this time a more contemporary tipple was served – a glass of prosecco!

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