WESTCLIFF LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1323706

Date first listed: 24-Apr-1998

Statutory Address: WESTCLIFF LIBRARY, LONDON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WESTCLIFF LIBRARY, LONDON ROAD

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

District: Southend-on-Sea (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: TQ 86172 86414

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Details

TQ 88 NE SOUTHEND ON SEA LONDON ROAD (North side)

840/2/10045 Westcliff Library

II

Branch library. 1958-60 by P F Burridge, Southend Borough Architect. Elegant one storey building, rectangular in plan, with staff room and workroom to the left and projecting bicycle compound to the front right. This is set within a paved terrace, with seats and planters at the front and patio at the back, which is an integral part of the design. Steel-framed with yellow brick walls and metal windows in timber sub-frames. Front comprises a mainly glazed wall with double doors to entrance. The rear elevation is also mainly glazed with doors leading on to a patio garden. West elevation has full-height glazing to left and brick wall to the right. Projecting weather-boarded eaves throughout. Flat roof with central 6 bay ridge and furrow clerestorey. Attached at front right is a walled bicycle compound with double iron gates, having horizontal bars at regular intervals along vertical supports. INTERIOR has boarded ceiling with fluorescent lighting, suspended, curved internal wall with built-in seating, panelled wall to entrance hall and curved issuing desk.



Listing NGR: TQ8617286414

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 469231

Legacy System: LBS

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