Gooseacre Health Centre, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire: the pram shelter looking towards the main entrance

RIBApix ref no RIBA56520
Architect/DesignerAslin, Charles Herbert (1893-1959)
Artist/PhotographerPantlin, John (1917-2003)
CountryUK: England
CityWelwyn Garden City
Subject Date1956
Image Date1956
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP421/134 (Pantlin 5376/9)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Designed to provide facilities in accordance with Part III of the Health Act, 1946, for a neighbourhood unit of 15,000, this centre also housed a schools dental unit and a Divisional Health Office in a separate block. It was constructed with the Punt prefabrication system of standard timber components.

Subject tags

entrances, canopies, prefabrication, health centres, garden cities