25 November 2007

Royal William Yard

Royal William

Constructed between 1825 and 1831, Clarence and Brewhouse buildings are part of the Royal William Yard, one of British military history’s key complexes. Designed by Sir John Rennie as both a factory and supply depot for ships' victualling needs, here the Royal Navy refuelled with rum. It continued to supply right up to its closure in the early 1990s. The Yard is one of the finest industrial and military complexes in the country, built by Sir John Rennie in 1825-33 as a model factory and storage complex to supply the fleet with all its victualling needs. It consists of seven Scheduled Ancient Monuments (soon to be Grade I listed buildings) of monumental classicism. After being released by the MoD in 1994
The Award Winning conversion of Clarence is now complete and forms the first part of the residential development. Brewhouse provides the mixeduse, a combination of residential, exhibition space, restaurant and café providing in total a 130 apartments.

Royal William Yard - Sept 07

©Transport Week

Melville Admin Block Royal Wiliam Yard

©Juliet57 More of her photos here

The Clock Tower, Royal William Yard, Plymouth, Devon.

©Andy Sugden (more...)

Royal William Yard, Plymouth

©Panda Evans - save the best shot till last!

Plymography has a great photo set here and Webrarian has a quick tour here

Uniform.net has a couple of interior design shots here

BBC Gallery has some great shots here

Mills Bakery, is the third building at the unique Royal William Yard, Plymouth to be transformed by Urban Splash. Creating 79 stunning waterside apartments, making the most of the original features in this beautiful Grade I Listed building, Mills Bakery will be a fantastic addition to the regeneration of the former naval yard. More...

This project involves the conservation and repair of ten buildings built in 1830’s within the historic waterfront site of Royal William Yard as part of the area’s regeneration GHK

More here

See also

Plymouth Data

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