SU8667 : Point Royal, Bracknell

taken 7 years ago, near to Easthampstead, Bracknell Forest, Great Britain

Point Royal, Bracknell
Point Royal, Bracknell
Probably Bracknell's most distinctive and innovative building. It should be in the town centre, not hidden away in the suburbs. By Arup Associates, 1960-63. Hexagonal, of reinforced concrete (pre-cast and in-situ) with an external frame detached from the rest of the tower. Grade II listed.
It comprises 102 flats, built for single people or couples without children, so disposed that each has a dual aspect.
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SU8667, 35 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 8674 6797 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.2481N 0:45.2635W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 8668 6793
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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1950s-1970s Architecture  Listed Building 

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