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 Bookstore Cafe which opened in 2019

The Old Library, Erith

William Egerton

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The Old Library, Walnut Tree Road, Erith, DA8 1RS
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Family activities during open house, Toilets, Refreshments
The first library in Bexley, designed by William Egerton and funded by Andrew Carnegie. After a period of closure, this building reopened in 2019 after a first-phase of repair and renewal work led by Robin Lee Architects.

Design

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