• 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

place
The Carnegie Building, Walnut Tree Road, Erith, DA8 1RS
info_outline
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.

Access

Saturday 22nd

group
  • History & Architecture Tour every 60 mins (10am-2pm) max 15 per tour

Sunday 23rd

group
  • History & Architecture Tour every 60 mins (10am-2pm) max 15 per tour

Pre-booking is required for this building

Design

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