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Artist’s impression of Arlington House, Margate, Kent, UK (circa 1962)
The Arlington House development was greeted with much fanfare when it was proposed in the early 1960s, as the prominent site had long been dilapidated, giving new visitors a poor first impression when they left the train station. The scale of the building was unprecedented for Margate and it was probably Russell Diplock Associates’ most famous commission.
The block of flats and shopping arcade were completed in 1963. Over the years, the building has polarised the opinion of Margate’s population and its future now hangs in the balance. View high resolution

Artist’s impression of Arlington House, Margate, Kent, UK (circa 1962)

The Arlington House development was greeted with much fanfare when it was proposed in the early 1960s, as the prominent site had long been dilapidated, giving new visitors a poor first impression when they left the train station. The scale of the building was unprecedented for Margate and it was probably Russell Diplock Associates’ most famous commission.

The block of flats and shopping arcade were completed in 1963. Over the years, the building has polarised the opinion of Margate’s population and its future now hangs in the balance.

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