Tyne and Wear HER(2216): Whitley Bay, Spanish City and Empress Ballroom

  • Description

    "This building is an early example of the use of ferro-concrete in a leisure building. It was designed by Cackett & Burns Dick, the dome being built for Whitley Pleasure Gardens Ltd in 1908-10. It is 50 feet in diameter and made of reinforced concrete 6 inches thick. The complex is in a Free Baroque style...."
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://twsitelines.info/SMR/2216
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 1 month ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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