Business Design Centre (originally the Royal Agricultural Hall), Islington, London: detail of the roof structure in the central hall, showing the decorative ironwork
|Architect/Designer||Peck, Frederick (1827 or 8-1875)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC D 120184c|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Decorative ironwork ; Dereliction ; Exhibitions ; Roofs ; Exhibition buildings ; Exhibitions|
NOTES: Originally designed as a base for the Smithfield Show, the Royal Agricultural Hall was converted into a trade and exhibition centre by the Renton Howard Wood Levin Partnership in 1984-1986. The wrought iron roof spans 123 feet, with ironwork by Andrew Handyside & Co of Derby. See RIBA118081 for a black and white version of this image.
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