Holdron's department store and arcade, Rye Lane, Peckham, London: the glass concrete roof
|Architect/Designer||T. P. Bennett & Son|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||Glass ; Concrete ; Shopping centres ; Roofs|
NOTES: Henry Holdron opened his market at 53 Rye lane in 1882, which he expanded between 1885 and 1888 to include these shop premises on both sides of numbers 51-57. It was steadily developed until 1910 and became one of south London's major shopping centres. It was acquired by John Lewis Partnership in 1940 from Selfridges and closed in 1949.
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