Essendon Primary School, Hertfordshire

RIBApix ref no RIBA44176
Architect/DesignerHertfordshire County Council. Architects Department
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1948
Image Date1949
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP Box 540 Essendon (MAL11252)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This village school replaced one that had been bombed and was built with the help of unrepatriated prisoners of war. Part of the Hertfordshire County Council pioneering school-building programme, it is one of its earliest schools to be completed after World War II. Bill Henderson and Dan Lacey were the job architects.

Subject tags

schools, prefabrication, 1940s Modern Movement Architecture Gallery