Sir John Betjeman arriving to talk to the Institute of Bankers 14 January 1971

 
Sir John Betjeman arriving to talk to the Institute of Bankers 14 January 1971
4 0 c m
 
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 32cm

Description

A packed crowd at the Guildhall listen to Sir John Betjeman lecture about the perils of insensitive development in Bath. He described modern buildings as 'rent collecting slabs of glass and steel pretending to be on modern lines, but merely done so because it is cheaper'. Her declared that the developers must be stopped as they are 'eating up the city'.

Image Details

Image Reference
 
19506
Collection Reference
 
Neg I 1465
Original Width (mm)
 
56
Original Height (mm)
 
56
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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