Castle Restaurant, Dudley Zoo, Dudley Castle, by night

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RIBApix ref no RIBA51631
Architect/DesignerLubetkin & Tecton
Artist/PhotographerFelton, Leo Herbert (d. 1968)
CountryUK: England
CityDudley Castle
Subject Date1937
Image Date1937
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP Box 594 Dudley (Felton R. 398)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The site of the restaurant sloped steeply and this dictated its shape. At the behest of the Office of Works the building had to be kept low. In order to provide a necessary sense of space to the restaurant interior whilst complying with the dictates of the Office of Works, the roof was given a conic shape which greatly enlarged the volume of the room without affecting the external appearance.

Subject tags

lamps, lighting fixtures, zoo buildings, restaurants, seating, tables