Wales Empire Pool, Cardiff: the restaurant seen from the gallery

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RIBApix ref no RIBA57110
Architect/DesignerDryburgh, John (1918-1991)
Artist/PhotographerSoames, Terence
CountryUK: Wales
CityCardiff
Subject Date1958
Image Date1958
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP469/80
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Constructed as the venue for the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, this complex was demolished in 1998 during the construction of the Millennium Stadium. It was replaced by the Cardiff International Pool which opened in 2008.

Subject tags

glazing, steel, balconies, brickwork, restaurants, columns, swimming pools, balustrades