Basic Site Details

Name: Festival of Britain, new theatre and other buildings, Battersea Park
City or county: London
Country: England
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Notes: Located in Pleasure Gardens, Battersea

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Exhibition  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1951   

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Donald Dex HarrisonArchitectAc. 1951 Acting as chief architects to the Festival Gardens, Battersea.
Item 2 of 3Ernest SeelArchitectAc. 1951 Acting as chief architects to the Festival Gardens, Battersea.
Item 3 of 3Harrison & SeelArchitectural practiceAc. 1951 Acting as chief architects to the Festival Gardens, Battersea.

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information from Seel's son and grandson via website
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Ernest seel: F no4742 (Combined Box 33)