Chelsea Barracks, London: one of the point blocks with the NAAFI shop in the foreground

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RIBApix ref no RIBA86313
Architect/DesignerTripe & Wakeham
Artist/PhotographerToomey, Bill (1922-)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1962
Image Date1962
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 791
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: There were two fifteen-storey point blocks (one per battalion) which provided accommodation for married soldiers and their families.

Subject tags

skyscrapers, hostels, clubs, barracks