'14 Centrepoints in Southwark?' Photomontage following the controversial proposed redevelopment of Hay's Wharf, Tooley Street, Southwark, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA47795
Artist/PhotographerToomey, Bill (1922-)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1980
Image Date1980
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 191 London Bridge
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This photomontage appeared in the Architects' Journal on 24th September 1980 following the objections brought by the local community of Hay's Wharf to the redevelopment proposal designed by Michael Twigg Brown & Partners for the St Martin's Property Company. Such proposed development comprised extensive high-rise where 83% of the total floor space was given over to office use.

Subject tags

skyscrapers, riverside buildings, fantastic architecture