Civic Centre



We visited  {Barking &} Dagenham Civic Centre on September 17, 2006 as part of London Openhouse.  [IoE 198262]

It's a Grade II listed Art Deco-style building in mulberry stock brick with imposing Portland stone entrance and portico. Recently refurbished interior has excellent Art Deco ceilings and botticino marble stairs and foyer. Designed by E Berry Webber in 1936

"The original artists impression" is on show at Valence House


It's wide making it difficult to get a good shot of the front of the whole building which is at the junction of A124 & A1112 [Directions][Aerial]
View from the south end              Frith 1950
Above the main entrance One of the windows
Entrance door and surround  
Ceiling above straiwell  
The Council Chamber at the back (East) Original Entrance
The chamber Ceiling
There is a Regional Seat of Government (RSG) bunker at the building
Radiator Cover  

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