National Film Theatre, South Bank, London: the foyer
|Architect/Designer||London County Council. Architects Department|
|Artist/Photographer||Toomey, Bill (1922-)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Cultural centres ; Seating ; Wallpapers ; Entrance halls ; Tables ; Cinemas|
NOTES: The National Film Theatre (NFT) initially opened in a temporary building, the Telekinema, at the Festival of Britain in 1951. It moved to this location under Waterloo Bridge, replacing the Thameside restaurant, in 1957. The NFT was renamed the British Film Institute Southbank (BFI Southbank) in 2007.
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