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Civic Centre, St Albans, Hertfordshire: a prisoner's cell in the court house

RIBApix ref no RIBA78322
Architect/DesignerFardell, Geoffrey Charles (1910-2001)
Gibberd, Sir Frederick (1908-1984)
Artist/PhotographerToomey, Bill (1922-)
CountryUK: England
CitySt Albans
Subject Date1966
Image Date1966
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP314/154
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Frederick Gibberd was the consultant planner for the civic centre, which comprised a city hall, law courts, municipal offices, police station, health centre, library and shops and offices. It was begun in 1957 and not completed until 1968.

Subject tags

civic centres, law courts, prisons