Chronicling the construction, design and opening of the new cinemas on Beech Street in autumn 2012.

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Hoardings installation

A video piece by the Barbican Young Filmmakers, a project which offers young people aged 15 - 25 the opportunity to make films for, and about, the Barbican and the diverse progamme of events

Whilst digging around the construction site, we stumbled across this telephone system used throughout the old Halls.


See it for yourself as you walk past

See it for yourself as you walk past

Those are some heavy slabs of concrete

Those are some heavy slabs of concrete

A selection of archive images we dug out last week.