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Old Mutual
Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape

Orlando MIDDLETON: Project Architect
William Henry STUCKE: Architect

Type:Commercial mixed use
Status:Demolished 1957


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33°57'37.57" S 25°37'17.43" E Alt: 16m

South African Mutual Life Assurance Society

(Stucke's FRIBA nom papers 1910; SAB Sep 1925:23)

The South African Mutual Life Assurance Society containing the Mutual Arcade was built in 1898+ under the supervision of Orlando Middleton and opened in 1900. It was demolished in 1958.
(Margaret Harradine - Retired Librarian, Port Elizabeth Library)

This was replaced by the Old Mutual Building built in 1957.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Writings about this entry

Simons, Phillida Brooke. 1995. Old Mutual, 1845-1995. Cape Town: Human & Rousseau. pg 82
Transvaal Publishing Co. 1905. Men of the Times : Pioneers of the Transvaal and glimpses of South Africa . Johannesburg, Cape Town and London: The Transvaal Publishing Co. pg 32