Bush Fair neighbourhood centre, Harlow, Essex: the pedestrian precinct with the sculpture 'Boar' by Elisabeth Frink
|Architect/Designer||Frink, Dame Elisabeth (1930-1993)|
|Gibberd, Sir Frederick (1908-1984)|
|Artist/Photographer||de Mare, Eric (1910-2002)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Eric de Mare / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Sculpture ; New towns ; Shops ; Shopping centres|
NOTES: Harlow New Town, together with the London orbital developments of Basildon, Stevenage and Hemel Hempstead, was built after World War II to ease overcrowding in London. The masterplan for the town was drawn up by Frederick Gibberd in 1947. It is notable for being the location of the first pedestrian precinct and first residential tower block in Britain.
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