The Hilton Hotel and ventilation shaft, Bath, September 1988
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

The Hilton Hotel and ventilation shaft, Bath, September 1988

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Description

The Beaufort Hotel became the Hilton Hotel in April 1988 and has gained notoriety as a symbol of the Sack of Bath and the unsympathetic clearance and developments of the late 1960s early 1970s. The ventilation shaft was part of a much grander scheme that might have involved aerial walkways over a new road system. It became a symbol for the aborted plans by Buchanan to radically overhaul Bath's traffic.
 

Image Reference

30098
 

Collection Reference

Chronicle PA699
 

Original Width (mm)

168
 

Original Height (mm)

117
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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