STOCKWELL BUS GARAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1249757
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
STOCKWELL BUS GARAGE, BINFIELD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
STOCKWELL BUS GARAGE, BINFIELD ROAD

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Lambeth (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 30359 76686

Details

TQ 3076 11/147

GREATER LONDON LAMBETH BINFIELD ROAD Stockwell Bus Garage

GV II* Bus garage, ancillary service buildings and offices. 1952-53 by Adie, Button and Partners with Thomas Bilbow, for London Transport Executive. A E Beer, engineer. Reinforced concrete with some brick cladding and brick offices.

Rectangular shed of ten arches linked by longitudinal H-beams containing services; with cantilevered barrel vaults between, topped by large skylights and crossed by smaller ribs to prevent torsion on ruin arches. Nine bays, main arches expressed externally as outward-leaning buttresses, with a segmental curve to each bay forming a flowing roof line.

Facade to Lansdowne Way has double folding doors to central end bays, other bays with glazing of twenty vertical lights; all have similarly-glazed segmental toplights with central louvres over. End walls have fully-glazed segmental gables of 84 vertical lights, that to right with double folding door below to right, that to left with fourteen five-light metal windows below. Facade to Binfield Road has six bays in pairs with double folding doors; facade marked from road by servicing and decking pits, and workshop and office accommodation angled on Binfield Road. One storey workshops to left of seven bays with four-light metal casements; offices and canteen to right of two storeys and eight bays with right return to entrance driveway of seven bays with central double door: four-light casements below, tall two-light casements of eight square panes above. Ribbed and vaulted construction fully exposed and expressed in garage interior.

Architect and Building News, 12 November 1953, pp 579-82. Architect's Journal, 31 December 1953, pp 820-2. The National Builder, January 1954, pp198-9.

Listing NGR: TQ3035976686

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
431970
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'The National Builder' in January, (1954), 198-9
'Architect and Building News' in 12 November, (1953), 579-82
Other
31 December, (1953)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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