EMPRESS STATE BUILDING, Lillie Road, Earl's Court, HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM, GREATER LONDON. Two women with a construction worker and manager gathered on the roof of Empress State Building, to watch the final concrete pour.
Laing built the foundations and the reinforced concrete frame of the building, work began in November 1959 and ran until July 1961. The group were gathered on the roof to the watch the final pour of concrete to complete the project
Credit: A© Historic England Archive. Joh
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