SP2054 : Riverside regeneration

taken 10 years ago, near to Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Riverside regeneration
Riverside regeneration
A broadside view across the Avon of the demolition at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre as part of the RSC's 112.8M refurbishment programme. To the left is rounded end of the original 1879 Victorian Gothic theatre, now housing the Swan Theatre. In the centre is the fly tower and to its right is the remaining main auditorium riverside wall of Elizabeth Scott's 1932 "new" Memorial Theatre. The riverside frontage which used to house the restaurant has been demolished and the blue girders support the remains of the main auditorium wall.

The riverside trees also seem to have been cut back to their basic structures to match!
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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 January, 2008   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 24 January, 2008
Category
Theatre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 203 547 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.4103N 1:42.2679W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 204 546
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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