Factory for Boots Pure Drug Company, Beeston, Nottinghamshire: the 'wets' building despatch dock

RIBApix ref no RIBA87274
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 ReferenceAP283/130 (Newbery 54956)
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

concrete, factories, trains