Luton Heritage Forum

22a and b Guildford Street

Address : 22a and b Guildford Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0933521445

Site Status : Draft Local List

Conservation Area : This is in the Plaiters Lea conservation area

Site Description : Modern factories built between 1918 and 1939. Two storey with basement, of Luton Grey brick. First floor has six casement windows. The centre window on either side of the building has stucco surrounds with key stone. The other windows have gauged brick arches above with central red brick keystones. Ground floor has two recessed double door entrances with a small flight of steps leading to each. Both have lead patterned fan light above. The ground floor is clad with concrete render which creates the effect of two pillars on either side of each section and on either side of each entrance door. Below the ground floor windows are lead light panels leading to basement.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Reasons for inclusion on local list : Architectural, Aesthetic and Artistic Interest; Group Value and Contribution to Built Environment; Association with Individuals or Events of Special Local Value

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to 22a and b Guildford Street and are all within about 100 metres :

Bute Street
28b Bute Street - Bute Mills [Draft Local List]
64 Bute Street [Grade II listed]
66 & 68 Bute Street [Grade II listed]
70 Bute Street - George II Public House [Grade II listed]
Bute Street, Hat Press
Hat Press [Draft Local List]
49 Cheapside [Draft Local List]
53 Cheapside [Grade II listed]
Guildford Street
24 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
30 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
32 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
34 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
37 & 39 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
47 Guildford Street [Grade II listed]
John Street
Melson Arms Public House [Draft Local List]
55 John Street [Draft Local List]

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