Control Building, London Airport

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25249
Architect/DesignerGibberd, Sir Frederick (1908-1984)
Artist/PhotographerToomey, Bill (1922-)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1955
Image Date1955
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP256/290
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This air traffic control building, together with the Queen's Building (demolished in 2009) and the Europa Building (renamed Terminal 2 in 1968), was one of the original airport buildings designed by Frederick Gibberd for the Ministry of Transport. London Aiport was renamed Heathrow in 1966.

Subject tags

steel, brickwork, towers, airports, Communications