SK5804 : New Walk Centre, Welford Road, Leicester

near to Leicester, Great Britain

New Walk Centre, Welford Road, Leicester
New Walk Centre, Welford Road, Leicester
A large complex consisting of two curved concrete blocks facing away from each other with the result that there is a somewhat desultory patch of open space between them. Given the building's height, apart from high noon during the summer it must constantly be in the shade. Built 1971-75 to the designs of Newman, Levinson & Partners.
It is now Leicester City Council's main building. It doesn't look very civic because it was a speculative development.
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2011
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Wednesday, 24 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 28 August, 2012
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Public buildings and spaces 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5879 0405 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.8618N 1:7.9691W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5884 0403
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