British European Airways (BEA) Waterloo Terminal, South Bank, London: reservation hall showing the staircase leading to the buffet (formerly the 'Rocket' restaurant)

RIBApix ref no RIBA25265
Architect/DesignerSir John Burnet Tait & Partners
Artist/PhotographerPantlin, John (1917-2003)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1953
Image Date1953
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP Box 260 Company Offices
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This building was an adaptation and extension of the Waterloo entrance to the 1951 Festival of Britain also by Sir John Burnet, Tait and Partners. BEA was formed in 1946 and ceased operations in 1974 when it was merged with the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) to form British Airways (BA).

Subject tags

office buildings, stairs, conversion of buildings, halls, airports