MAIN BUILDING AND COUNCIL CHAMBER OF DAGENHAM CIVIC CENTRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1064422
Date first listed:
24-Aug-1981
Statutory Address:
MAIN BUILDING AND COUNCIL CHAMBER OF DAGENHAM CIVIC CENTRE, WOOD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MAIN BUILDING AND COUNCIL CHAMBER OF DAGENHAM CIVIC CENTRE, WOOD LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Barking and Dagenham (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 49519 86869

Details

WOOD LANE 1. 5003 Dagenham Main building and Council Chamber of Dagenham Civic Centre TQ 48 NE 3/9 II

2. Built in 1936. Architect E Berry Webber. Modern style. Built of mulberry coloured stocks laid mainly in English Bond with Portland stone dressings. Symmetrical facade of 3 storeys and semi-basement. Central Portland stone portico of higher elevation with 4 slim clustered columns and 3 reliefs with Civic Shield and personifications of some main industries of the area. Glazed staircase hall behind. The central staircase hall is flanked by wings of 13 bays each and further bay of 2 storeys; the whole having glazed semi-circular staircase projections at each end. Metal framed casements, the first floor windows having cornices and cast iron flower guards. Stone parapet, band and plinth. Cast iron guards to semi-basement. Semi-circular Council Chamber to rear, behind central staircase hall. Some modern rear extensions do not detract from the original design.

Listing NGR: TQ4951986869

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
198262
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 31 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/04799/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Colin Carron. Source Historic England Archive
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