Commercial Buildings

[67K] The modern Life of Barbados building at Wildey is made of glass but is supposed to be "safe" during a hurricane, lets hope that never has to be tested !

[29K] The roof of the Mutual Building, at the bottom of Broad Street, Bridgetown, catches the eye as it stands in contrast to the modern achitecture of the surrounding buildings.

[33K] Parliament Buildings, Bridgetown.

[84K] The main Public Library in Bridgetown is right next to the law courts and Central Police headquarters...
Barbadians are always anxious to learn and these free facilities have helped many a poor kid to advance in life.

[64K] National Insurance and Social Security.... This modern building in Culloden Road is massive by Barbadian standards.

International Trade Centre at Warrens, St. Michael..... Belleville (once a residential district) taken over by clinics, doctors' offices and medical labs:-

Little Switzerland on Broad Street... and the Globe Cinema , which is still functioning... The Empire Cinema, which is not:-

Ocean View Hotel, Hastings, is about to be demolished
Ocean View from the sea... two stakes, all that remains of the Hastings "bath houses"

The headquarters of Barclays Bank..... Queen Elizabeth Hospital:-

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