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Main Building and Council Chamber of Dagenham Civic Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Heath, London

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Latitude: 51.5609 / 51°33'39"N

Longitude: 0.1556 / 0°9'20"E

OS Eastings: 549519

OS Northings: 186869

OS Grid: TQ495868

Mapcode National: GBR RR.7X7

Mapcode Global: VHHND.N137

Plus Code: 9F32H564+96

Entry Name: Main Building and Council Chamber of Dagenham Civic Centre

Listing Date: 24 August 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198262

Location: Heath, Barking and Dagenham, London, RM10

County: London

District: Barking and Dagenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Heath

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Barking and Dagenham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Becontree St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Tagged with: City hall

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Main building and Council
Chamber of Dagenham Civic
TQ 48 NE 3/9

Built in 1936. Architect E Berry Webber. Modern style. Built of mulberry
coloured stocks laid mainly in English Bond with Portland stone dressings.
Symmetrical facade of 3 storeys and semi-basement. Central Portland stone
portico of higher elevation with 4 slim clustered columns and 3 reliefs with
Civic Shield and personifications of some main industries of the area. Glazed
staircase hall behind. The central staircase hall is flanked by wings of
13 bays each and further bay of 2 storeys; the whole having glazed semi-circular
staircase projections at each end. Metal framed casements, the first floor
windows having cornices and cast iron flower guards. Stone parapet, band
and plinth. Cast iron guards to semi-basement. Semi-circular Council Chamber
to rear, behind central staircase hall. Some modern rear extensions do not
detract from the original design.

Listing NGR: TQ4951986869

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