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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MAIN FRONT BLOCK TO HOOVER FACTORY

List entry Number: 1079353

Location

MAIN FRONT BLOCK TO HOOVER FACTORY, WESTERN AVENUE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityEalingLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1980

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 201068

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WESTERN AVENUE TQ 18 SE 2/7 Perivale Main front block to Hoover Factory.

II*

1932-5 by Wallis, Gilbert and partners. Reinforced concrete with large areas of glazing and much decoration in coloured tiles. Two principal storeys plus set back roof storey. Wide elevation of 15 bays plus five storey end stair case towers. recessed central entrance in Egyptian Art Deco manner with elaborate coloured tympanum over doors. Possibly the most significant arterial road factory of its date, and one of the most attractive. Buildings nos 3 & 5 are not of special interest.



Listing NGR: TQ1671383018

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National Grid Reference: TQ 16674 82965

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