Secondary modern school at Victoria Road (now Queensmead School), Ruislip, London: the gymnasium seen from a covered play area on the west side of the main block

RIBApix ref no RIBA44280
Architect/DesignerYorke Rosenberg & Mardall
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1953
Image Date1953
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP Box 547 Ruislip
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Located adjacent to Northolt Aerodrome, the planning and structure of this mixed secondary school necessitated that all the windows and roof lights were double glazed and that a simple system of air conditioning was introduced.

Subject tags

concrete, pilotis, schools, water towers, gymnasia