1920
  • 1920

    The School moves with the Hospital for Tropical Diseases to Endsleigh Gardens

  • 1920

    The new Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Endsleigh Gardens takes its first patient, suffering from bilharzia

  • 1921

    "An institute of state medicine should be established by the University of London in which instruction should be given in public health, forensic medicine, industrial medicine and in medical ethics and economics". Great Britain. Ministry of Health. (1921) Report of the Post-graduate Medical Committee. London:HMSO

  • 1921

    Expedition from the School led by Professor Leiper to investigate methods of controlling filariasis in British Guiana

  • 1922

    National Theatre Committee accepts Rockefeller offer of £52,000 for Bloomsbury site

  • 1924

    The School is granted a Royal Charter and officially becomes the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

  • 1924

    Sir Andrew Balfour begins his duties as Director of the new London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

  • 1925

    The Institute of Agricultural Parasitology is established in St Albans by Professor Leiper

  • 1926

    Ross Institute and Hospital for Tropical Diseases opens in Putney Heath, London

  • 1926

    Construction begins on the new building for the School on Keppel Street

  • 1926

    7 July, Foundation stone for the new Keppel Street building laid by Neville Chamberlain

  • 1928

    Introduction of courses for the general public to instruct them on life in the tropics

  • 1929

    18 July, The new School building on Keppel Street is officially opened by HRH The Prince of Wales