Industrial hostels for war workers at the Royal Ordnance Factory, Swynnerton, Stafford: a foyer to an assembly hall decorated with a mural painting

RIBApix ref no RIBA52301
Architect/DesignerCox, Sir Anthony Wakefield (1915-1993)
Holford, William Graham, Baron (1907-1975)
Artist/PhotographerDell & Wainwright
CountryUK: England
CityStafford
Subject Date1942
Image Date1942
ViewInterior
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceDWN8241
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. The mural was by Anthony Cox, a member of the architectural design team.

Subject tags

hostels, entertainment buildings, military architecture, murals