The 2018 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2019 programme mid-August.

  • View from Walnut Tree Road
  • Close up of Erith's Carnegie Building
  • The original Edwardian toilets pre restoration
  • View from Librarian's staircase into old quarters
  • View of the old Erith Museum space

The Carnegie Building, Erith

William Egerton

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The Carnegie Building, Walnut Tree Road, Erith, DA8 1RS
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Toilets, Partial disabled access, Refreshments
Bexley Borough's first library, designed by architect William Egerton and funded by Andrew Carnegie. After a period of closure, this building will be reopening in October 2018 after a first phase of renewal work led by Robin Lee Architects.

Design

Original design
William Egerton, 1906
Refurbishment
Robin Lee Architects, 2018
Type
Community/cultural
Period
Edwardian