Industrial hostels for war workers at the Royal Ordnance Factory, Swynnerton, Stafford: a boiler house with fire-watching post and water tank

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RIBApix ref no RIBA52323
Architect/DesignerHolford, William Graham, Baron (1907-1975)
Artist/PhotographerDell & Wainwright
CountryUK: England
CityStafford
Subject Date1942
Image Date1942
ViewExterior
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceDWN8358
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: There were seven hostels built for the war workers in the vicinity of the factory.

Subject tags

hostels, military architecture, water towers, heating and ventilating