COLLEGE OF CHEMISTRY (ROYAL), 16 HANOVER SQUARE. Founded July, 1845, for the purpose of affording adequate opportunities for instruction in Practical Chemistry at a moderate expense, and for promoting the general advancement of Chemical Science by menas of a well-appointed laboratory. The fee for students working every day during the sesssion, is 15l.; four days in the week is 12l.; three days in the week is 10l.; two days in the week is 7l.; one day in the week is 5l. Hours of attendance from 9 to 5. Anniversary day, first Monday in June. The first stone was laid by Prince Albert, June 16th, 1846.
Peter Cunningham, Hand-Book of London, 1850
CHEMISTRY, COLLEGE OF (ROYAL), 16, Hanover-square, was founded in 1845, for instruction in Practical Chemistry at a moderate expense, and for the general advancement of Chemical Science. The first stone of the three new laboratories was laid by Prince Albert, President of the College, June 16, 1846; James Lockyer, architect. The Oxford-street front has a rusticated ground-floor, and an upper story decorated with six Ionic columns.
John Timbs, Curiosities of London, 1867