ST5873 : West Gate, Bristol

taken 7 years ago, near to Bristol, Great Britain

West Gate, Bristol
West Gate, Bristol
The rounded end of this building, which separates Rupert Street and Quay Street, faces the Centre, and is visible behind the war memorial in ST5873 : War Memorial,Bristol. Designed by Giles Gilbert Scott, the building is listed LinkExternal link . "Construction of the building started in 1937 and was finally
completed in 1941, before it officially opened for commercial use in 1950. The
Electricity Board occupied the building for many years, until in 1991 it was
comprehensively refurbished, renamed "West Gate" and occupied by Royal
Insurance (now Royal & SunAlliance)" LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 July, 2010
Category
Offices > Office block   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5869 7311 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.3272N 2:35.7559W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5869 7310
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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