TQ8082 : The Labworth

taken 6 years ago, near to Canvey Island, Essex, Great Britain

The Labworth
The Labworth
Beach cafe/restaurant.
This iconic, Grade II listed Canvey Island landmark was built in 1932 from a design by Ove Arup. Constructed in reinforced concrete, the cafe/shelter was designed to resemble the bridge of the Queen Mary. A slow decline in fortune from the 60's almost led to demolition when the coastal defences were significantly raised in the 70's but the building was rescued from near dereliction in the late 90's and restored to its former glory as a cafe/restaurant
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TQ8082, 67 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre  Estuary, Marine 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8014 8239 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.7030N 0:35.6758E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8011 8237
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Canvey Island  Cafe/restaurant  Grade II Listed 

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