The Canterbury Arcade was designed by Peter Beaven in 1968. It connected High and Queen streets with a shopping arcade through two existing buildings and inserted a new narrow office building inspired by the Mediterranean. Seen here looking into High Street, the new building is the tallest, its lower portion topped by a balcony. The original arcaded building is to its left, with the CBS sign in between.
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Private collection, Peter Beaven
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