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Swindon leisure centre that inspired Oasis on at-risk buildings list – The Guardian

Twentieth Century Society praises ‘fantasy structure’ as it highlights top 10 properties in danger



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A space age-like leisure centre that inspired Liam Gallagher to name his band Oasis, instead of The Rain, has been placed on a top 10 list of 20th-century British buildings most at risk.
Oasis leisure centre in Swindon is on a list published every two years by the Twentieth Century Society, highlighting threats to more recent architectural heritage. Top of the list is Coventrys Bull Yard shopping precinct, while other buildings include City Hall in London and Swansea civic centre.
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