Denys Lasdun & Partners Drawings

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  • Reference
      GB 2080 TPC/5/4
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1968-26 May 1976
  • Physical Description
      710 drawings, 2 sheets, 1 letter

Scope and Content

Architectural drawings showing the buildings, lighting and fixtures and fittings by Denys Lasdun & Partners, who arranged them into the following series:

552/1049-1117: 1968 plans and sections of Lower Auditorium, general level plans E-J, and plans and sections of Upper Auditorium

552/0: 1968-1969 site plans, general level plans B-J, and sections AA, BB and CC

552/1: 1968-1969 General level plans (unlettered), including basement, ground floor; and sections of front of house (Lower and Upper).

552/01: 1970s plans and sections of basement, front of house (Lower and Upper), Upper Theatre offices group, workshops and Lower Theatre, and groundworks.

552/2: 1969 plans and sections of Lower Auditorium

552/02: 1970s main architectural plans and sections for auditoriums, front of house, stairs, customer and staff areas for both the Lower and Upper Theatres; the Upper Theatre and offices group; the Studio Theatre; Lower Theatre auditorium and offices; and auditorium seats and windows

552/03: 1970s details drawings of panels, fixtures and fittings for lifts, restaurant and front of house areas, the Upper Theatre and offices group, Lower Theatre and Studio Theatre

552/04: 1970s drawings of doors and catladders for basement, Upper Theatre and offices group and Studio.

552/09 (1 drawing) section of Lower Theatre auditorium finishes

552/SK: sketches

The majority of the drawings are to be found in 552/02 and 552/03 and cover all areas of the building and the three auditoria. There are a number of drawings and sketches with their details incomplete or missing, meaning they have no titles, dates and/or reference numbers.

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