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Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican construction - piling JLP01_98_069763b

Barbican construction - piling JLP01_98_069763b
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. A view of pile boring being carried out by McKinney Foundations Ltd on the Barbican Phase IV contract

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: The Barbican Centre DP000336

The Barbican Centre DP000336
The Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London. Detail of tower block

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican construction - bricklaying JLP01_08_070567

Barbican construction - bricklaying JLP01_08_070567
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. Apprentice bricklayer, Raymond John Armsby, building an inverted brick arch on the construction site of the Barbican development An article on Raymond John Armsby was

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican construction - Phase V JLP01_09_772066

Barbican construction - Phase V JLP01_09_772066
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. the Barbican development from a London Wall office block to the south-east of the site, showing the sites three tower blocks and their surroundings

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican construction - piling JLP01_98_069763c

Barbican construction - piling JLP01_98_069763c
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. A worker operating a pile drilling machine during foundation work on Phase IV of the Barbican development The negative register records McKinney at Barbican, J

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican Estate EAW281182

Barbican Estate EAW281182
The Barbican Estate, London. Photographed in August 1974. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Frobisher Crescent 35101_009

Frobisher Crescent 35101_009
Frobisher Crescent, The Barbican, City of London, Greater London Authority, 2021

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: The Barbican 35101_005

The Barbican 35101_005
The Barbican, City of London, Greater London Authority, 2021

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: The Barbican 35101_001

The Barbican 35101_001
The Barbican, City of London, Greater London Authority, 2021

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican Centre JLP01_09_820695

Barbican Centre JLP01_09_820695
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

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: St Giles Cripplegate JLP01_08_068844

St Giles Cripplegate JLP01_08_068844
ST GILES CRIPPLEGATE, FORE STREET, City of London. An exterior view from the north-east of St Giles-without-Cripplegate, a medieval gothic church on the Barbican development site

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Lauderdale Tower JLP01_10_04911

Lauderdale Tower JLP01_10_04911
Lauderdale Tower, Barbican, City of London. A view of Lauderdale Tower on Phase II of the Barbican development site, looking west across Thomas More Garden

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Guildhall library JLP01_09_772401

Guildhall library JLP01_09_772401
Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Silk Street, Barbican, City of London. A view of the library in use at the newly completed Guildhall School of Music and Drama on the Barbican complex

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Teamwork JLP01_08_080287

Teamwork JLP01_08_080287
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, Barbican, City of London. The team of Laing workers who worked on dismantling a tower crane posed for a photo on the roof of a tower, possibly Cromwell Tower

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican Centre JLP01_09_0820697

Barbican Centre JLP01_09_0820697
BARBICAN CENTRE, SILK STREET, CITY OF LONDON. A view from a high vantage point of the main foyer in the newly opened Barbican Centre

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican construction nearing completion JLP01_09_811240

Barbican construction nearing completion JLP01_09_811240
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. A view of the Barbican complex from an office block to the east of the site, showing the Barbicans three tower blocks and the Arts Centre nearing completion

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican construction and St Giles JLP01_09_740888

Barbican construction and St Giles JLP01_09_740888
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. A view towards Lauderdale Tower on Phase II of the Barbican development site, showing the Church of St Giles-without-Cripplegate

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Queen Elizabeth at the Barbican JLP01_08_093374

Queen Elizabeth at the Barbican JLP01_08_093374
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. Queen Elizabeth II at the Barbican site on the day of her silver wedding anniversary, during a visit to unveil the foundation stone for the new Arts Centre

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican construction - Cromwell Tower JLP01_08_082602

Barbican construction - Cromwell Tower JLP01_08_082602
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. looking north-west towards the construction of Cromwell Tower on the Barbican development site, with the Speed House terrace block on the right

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican construction - surveying JLP01_08_073051

Barbican construction - surveying JLP01_08_073051
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. A Laing surveyor using a theodolite instrument, stood infront of a railway line on the construction site of the Barbican development

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican construction JLP01_08_072045

Barbican construction JLP01_08_072045
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. A Laing labourer using a jackhammer to texturise a large concrete supporting column, during work on the foundations of the Barbican development This image was catalogued as

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican construction - complete JLP01_11_17077_12

Barbican construction - complete JLP01_11_17077_12
BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. The completed Barbican development from a high vantage point to the south-east, showing Shakespeare Tower (left) and Cromwell Tower (right)

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: St Giles Cripplegate CXP01_01_080

St Giles Cripplegate CXP01_01_080
St Giles Cripplegate, Fore Street, City of London. A view looking south-east across a bomb damaged landscape towards St Giles Cripplegate Church

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: The Barbican DP100576

The Barbican DP100576
The Barbican, City of London. Exterior detail

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: The Barbican Centre DP000330

The Barbican Centre DP000330
The Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London. General view of complex across a narrow lake from the south-east. Shakespeare tower can be seen to the left of the Barbican Centre

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Barbican Centre N100535

Barbican Centre N100535
BARBICAN CENTRE, London. View of the brutalist architecture of the Barbican and flats that surround the centre. Listed Grade II (NHLE 1352667)

Background imageBuilding the Barbican Collection: Cripplegate EAW078325

Cripplegate EAW078325
St Giles Cripplegate, London. Photographed in August 1959, the church stands in splendid isolation, surrounded by empty plots


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