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Salters' Hall





A few weeks ago I visited and photographed Salters' Hall in London for my ongoing Beauitful Brutalism photography project. The Hall was completed in 1976 with initial design concept by Sir Basil Spence and last year it was refurbished by De Metz Forbes Knight Architects. The building sits in the city with the Barbican and part of the London Wall as neighbours.

The exterior has dramatic massing and tooled concrete which was painted white in the '90's. In the interior of the hall, and also repeated within the new reception area, is gorgeous ash panelling as can be seen in the image above. The interior of the livery hall was fantastic to photograph with an amazing carpet that had been designed especially with a replicating salt cell pattern.

Unfortunately there is a lot of building work going on around the building so I could only photograph a few exterior details but will be returning later on in the year to finish the exterior photography once the walk ways and landscaping have been finished.



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