Robert, the turret was originally part of the walkway, designed as a viewing point both out of and into the Estate. It was a playful folly, it didn't have a purpose as such and that is part of its interest and appeal. The City have gated off the upper levels for the past few years, with no real justification for doing so other than citing the usual 'anti-social behaviour.'
Hi Chris Smith - the Twentieth Century Society would be keen to talk to you about your work at the station. Would you be able to contact us via the caseworker email address on our website www.c20society.org.uk?
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