Floral Hall, Covent Garden, London: the south transept onto the Piazza

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RIBApix ref no RIBA47870
Architect/DesignerBarry, Edward Middleton (1830-1880)
Artist/PhotographerToomey, Bill (1922-)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1859
Image Date1960
Library ReferenceAP Box 200 Covent Garden (4)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This facade was demolished to make way for the extension and refurbishment of the Royal Opera House by Dixon and Jones in 1996-2000. The remaining facade of the Floral Hall on Bow Street was incorporated into the actual opera house with the interior much aletered to serve as a cafe, bar and occasional performance space.

Subject tags

glass, entrances, cast iron, markets, arcades