Factory for Boots Pure Drug Company, Beeston, Nottinghamshire: roof terrace of the 'wets' building

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25339
Architect/DesignerWilliams, Sir Evan Owen (1890-1969)
Artist/PhotographerNewbery, Sydney W. (1894-1985)
CountryUK: England
CityBeeston
Subject Date1932
Image Date1932
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP283/132 (Newbery 54953)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This, the D10 Building, is noteworthy for its use of reinforced concrete and glass cladding. It is the earliest example of such a structural system in a large scale industrial building in England. It was Grade I listed in 1971.

Subject tags

curtain walling, reflections, factories, roofs, columns, terraces, commercial buildings