9122/2A Cottesloe Architect

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2080 TPC/1/43/1
  • Dates of Creation
      10 December 1973-8 December 1975
  • Physical Description
      3 folders

Scope and Content

The file contains correspondence with enclosures largely sent between Theatre Projects Consultants Ltd and Denys Lasdun & Partners relating to the Studio Theatre discussing the auditorium model; the cost of the project; the preparation of drawings, plans and ideas for various elements of the design and fittings, such as the grid, structural steelwork, sound and fire doors, hose reels, flooring, seating capacity, rostra and steel roller shutters; quotations and tenders, including difficulties finding a suitable tender for the electrical and mechanical services, with Crown House Engineering Ltd eventually being awarded the contract for electrical services; and disagreements about proper working procedure between Theatre Projects Consultants Ltd and Peter Softley of Denys Lasdun & Partners. Other correspondents include Iain Mackintosh; Flint & Neill Ltd; G Brady & Co Ltd; the National Theatre; P E Kemp Engineers Ltd; Greater London Council (GLC); Davis, Belfield and Everest; Mole-Richardson (Stage & Studio Engineering) Ltd; Clark Hunt & Co Ltd; and Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd. The file also includes sketches, a draft report on carrying out additional work in the Cottesloe, and a report on 'Contracts for the Electrical and Mechanical Services for the Cottesloe Theatre.' Original card folder disposed of. '9122/2A Cottesloe Architect' was written on the spine.

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