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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
469231
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.

End of official listing

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