BARBICAN CENTRE, SILK STREET, CITY OF LONDON. An exterior view of the main entrance to the Barbican Arts Centre.
John Laing & Son Ltd were responsible for the construction of Phase V of the Barbican development, which included the Barbican Arts Centre and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. The Barbican Centre is a huge performing arts centre which houses a library, theatre, concert hall, cinemas, conservatory, seminar rooms and more. On Wednesday 3rd March 1982, the Barbican Centre was ceremonially opened by Queen Elizabeth II, who unveiled a commemorative plaque to mark the occasion
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