Wyndham Court

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Coordinates: 50°54′30″N 1°24′40″W / 50.9084°N 1.4111°W / 50.9084; -1.4111

Wyndham Court

Wyndham Court is a block of social housing in Southampton, England. It was designed by Lyons Israel Ellis for Southampton City Council in 1966, and is located near Southampton Central station[1] and the Mayflower Theatre. Wyndham Court includes 184 flats, three cafes or restaurants and 13 shops, and was completed in 1969.[2]

Architecturally, it evokes the cruise ships which sail from the nearby port of Southampton.[1] Its irregular facades are described by English Heritage as "sculptural and expressive". The architects' use of white concrete was intended to be sympathetic to older civic buildings which dominate the city centre.[2]

Wyndham Court received an Architectural Design Project award in 1966 and was listed in 1998[2] despite opposition from the local press.[1]

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