Factory for Boots Pure Drug Company, Beeston, Nottinghamshire: the entrance front of the 'wets' building

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RIBApix ref no RIBA46584
Architect/DesignerWilliams, Sir Evan Owen (1890-1969)
Artist/Photographervon Sternberg, Morley (1954-)
CountryUK: England
CityBeeston
Subject Date1932
Image Date2004
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumTransparency
Library ReferenceMM1185
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Morley von Sternberg / 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, concrete, factories, commercial buildings