Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Royal Albert Hall

Accession Number: 
186179
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module SEVEN--6,160 images
Type of View: 
generalView
View Title: 
South portico (rebuilt 1996-2004); base of the Memorial to the Great Exhibition of 1851 in foreground
Date of View: 
5/3/2007
Image description: 
The largest project of the renovation was the building of a new south porch, accommodating a restaurant, new box office and below a new delivery area. Although the exterior of the building was largely unchanged, the south steps leading down to Prince Consort Road were demolished to allow construction of an underground vehicle access. The steps were then reconstructed around a new south porch on the same scale and in the same style as the three pre-existing porches: these works were undertaken by Taylor Woodrow Construction.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module SEVEN
Culture: 
British
Subject: 
performing arts
Subject: 
Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861
Subject: 
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Work Types: 
Architecture; cultural / educational buildings; concert halls
Preferred Title: 
Royal Albert Hall
Agent Display: 
Francis Fowke (British architect, 1823-1865); Henry Young Darracott Scott (British architect, 1822-1883)
Date: 
1864-1871 (creation)
Materials: 
red brick;
Technique: 
carving (processes)
Measurement: 
72 m (width, ellipse) x 83 m (length, ellipse)
Locations: 
London, England, United Kingdom
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Neoclassical
Style/Period: 
Nineteenth century
Style/Period: 
Palladian
Classification: 
Architecture