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Rom Skatepark in Essex listed by English Heritage

A London skatepark is to become a listed building - the first of its kind in Europe to be given protection.

The Rom, built in Hornchurch, east London, in 1978, was designed by Adrian Rolt and G-Force.

It is the best example of a small number of skateparks that survive from the 1970s, according to English Heritage.

John Maguire reports.

  • 29 Oct 2014
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