London Airport Central Terminal Buildings
London Published for the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation HMSO ref CAP 120  1955 reprint
Ex library Hammersmith Public Reference Libraries. 46pp comprising 9pp introductory text describing the project + series of fold out plans and diagrams showing the layout of the airport terminals including elevations and floor plans. There are also a series of 10 b/w photographs of the model of the airport termini taken from various angles. Royal 8vo. Lettered wrappers, stapled. Good copy. Small ex library markings on prelims.The appointment for the master planning and design of Heathrow Airport was the commission that allowed Frederick Gibberd to recommence practice after WW2. Gibberd's plan developed the idea of three central terminals, with associated parking, serving Domestic, European and International flights, with easy interchange between all three. At the centre was the 122 ft high control tower.