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NORTH ENTRANCE GATE, KEEPERS OFFICE, STORAGE KIOSK AND CANOPY

List Entry Summary

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

Name: NORTH ENTRANCE GATE, KEEPERS OFFICE, STORAGE KIOSK AND CANOPY

List entry Number: 1066051

Location

NORTH ENTRANCE GATE, KEEPERS OFFICE, STORAGE KIOSK AND CANOPY, OUTER CIRCLE NW1
NORTH ENTRANCE GATE, KEEPERS OFFICE, STORAGE KIOSK AND CANOPY, REGENT'S PARK NW1
NORTH ENTRANCE GATE, KEEPERS OFFICE, STORAGE KIOSK AND CANOPY, ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS NW1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207754

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2883 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, 6/2 REGENT'S PARK NW1 North Entrance Gate, Keeper's Office, Storage Kiosk and Canopy II Gate Keeper's office and kiosk, under canopy. 1936 - 37, by Lubetkin and Tecton, built as a refreshment bar and intended as a component element in a complete reconstruction scheme for the North Entrance to the Zoo. Canopy of reinforced concrete undulating slab on 4" steel columns. Kiosk beneath, and office, of dark red brick. Low, plain kiosk pavilion of 4 rooms, 4 windows wide; with 2 doors,all in projecting concrete frames. The counter, finished in cream faience, has concave east return. Similar plain details to detached office. The 2 component elements are visually linked and covered by the canopy, which has pierced slits to "eaves" each end. The design is a development of the 1934 - 38 kiosk and shelter at Whipsnade Zoo and this canopy concept was further elaborated by Lubetkin and Tecton in their entrance pavilion to Dudley Zoo. Lubetkin and Tecton, Architecture and Social Responsibility; Peter Coe and Malcolm Reading.

Listing NGR: TQ2810583654

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Coe, P, Reading, M, Lubetkin and Tecton Architecture and Social Commitment, (1981)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

National Grid Reference: TQ 28105 83654

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