Blackpool Casino, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool: the main staircase

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RIBApix ref no RIBA14234
Architect/DesignerEmberton, Joseph (1889-1956)
Artist/PhotographerCracknell, Alfred
CountryUK: England
CityBlackpool
Subject Date1939
Image Date1939
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceLS 5825
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This circular building is carried on a concrete raft on which all columns rest and reinforced concrete was used for the structure of walls, floors and roof. The circle is divided into three zones: service, forming the hub, round which are grouped offices, restaurants, games rooms and a banqueting hall.

Subject tags

concrete, round buildings, spiral stairs, seaside architecture, amusement parks, casinos