Trinity Buoy Wharf
19th century ; 21st century
DOUGLASS, James ; A.B.K. Architects
Buildings -- Change of use ; Coats of arms
Exterior detail: Chain and Buoy Store - main door with coat of arms for Trinity House above it.. Location: Trinity Buoy Wharf, Docklands. Trinity Buoy Wharf has a number of the original Dock buildings still standing. These include the Experimental Lighthouse and the Chain and Buoy Store (Archt: James DOUGLASS, 1864) used for training and trials. The wharf was occupied by Trinity House for the repair, maintenance and storage of their buoys and lightships. Closed in 1988, it re-opened in 1998 as a centre for the arts and creative industries. The Long Player project (Jem FINER, 2000-3000) is based within the Lighthouse and the University of East London has Fine Art and Dance studios here. Container City I (2001) & II (2002) and the Riverside Building (2005) are buildings made from containers infiltrated onto the site between different existing buildings. Urban Space Management, who developed the site, have their offices in The Riverside Building.
© Sheffield Hallam University
For educational use only. This image may be used in print or digital materials provided that full acknowledgment is given, expressed as follows: " © < insert details from the 'Rights' field >. Photographed by < insert details from the 'Photographed by' field >."
Creator Dates - Born:
Creator Dates - Died:
Architect and engineer.
Docks -- Remodeling for other use
Architecture -- 1800-1900
Architecture -- England -- London