As we flew to Venice from Stansted we passed Markham Moor on the A1, a location notable for a derelict petrol station with a large winged concrete canopy that reminded J of the Sydney Opera House.  It is one of two 1960’s petrol station canopies that have listed status in the UK, the other, at Red Hill consists of a series of overlapping circular parasol structures.

I’ve never seen the Red Hill site, but when we arrived at the Lido…

Canopies on Lido
Canopies on Lido
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