Air Raid Shelter, St Leonard's Court, St Leonard's Road, East Sheen SW14 - Richmond upon Thames

Air raid shelter, probably built in 1938 to serve St Leonard's Court which was built in 1934-38 by local builder Mr FG Fox. It was designed to hold 48 people; at the time there were 83 flats. The Environment Trust commissioned a structural survey leading to minor works, and funding is being sought for further repairs and use as an educational resource.

Air Raid Shelter, St Leonard's Court, St Leonard's Road, East Sheen SW14 - Richmond upon Thames
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    AIR RAID SHELTER
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1395422
    Local Planning Authority:
    Richmond upon Thames
    Site Type:
    Defence > Civil defence site

Location

    Building Name:
    Air Raid Shelter
    Street Name:
    St Leonard's Road
    Postcode:
    SW14
    Locality:
    East Sheen
    County:
    Greater London
    District / Borough:
    Richmond upon Thames
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Richmond Park
    Region:
    London

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Private, multiple owners