Established in 1845 under the London Building Act 1844 (7 & 8 Vict., c.84) to regulate building construction and use in metropolitan London.

Functions passed to the Metropolitan Board of Works under the Metropolis Management Act 1855.

The Wikipedia page is [1]

A number of the records were permanently transferred to the London County Council in July 1923 and are now held at the London Metropolitan Archives; others may be found at The National Archives

Details of the archives can be found here [2]

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