EMPRESS STATE BUILDING, Lillie Road, Earl's Court, HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM, GREATER LONDON. A general view of construction at the Empress State Building seen from the roof of the Earl's Court Exhibition Centre car park.
Laing's contract was for the construction of the reinforced concrete frame of the building, they were essentially subcontractors for Walter Lawrence and Son Ltd, hence the name Lawrence on the sign on the building. Work began in November 1959 and ran until July 1961
Credit: A© Historic England Archive. Joh