Warehouses 1 and 2, West India Docks North Quay (now West India Quay), Wapping, London: one of the doorways with cast iron door dividing Warehouse 2 into fireproof compartments
|Architect/Designer||George Gwilt & Son|
|Rennie, Sir John (1794-1874)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC E 150289|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Brickwork ; Cast iron ; Docks ; Doors ; Riverside buildings ; Warehouses|
NOTES: Built between 1799 and 1806, the West India Docks were the first of London's great enclosed docks. These two warehouses are all that remain of the row of nine warehouses designed by the Gwilts, later extended upwards in 1827 by Sir John Rennie.
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