Swanley Hall, Wye College, Kent: wash-basins in one of the larger bathrooms

RIBApix ref no RIBA52598
Architect/DesignerSheppard, Sir Richard Herbert (1910-1982)
Shufflebotham, Jean (d.1974)
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityWye
Subject Date1949
Image Date1949
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMaltby 30/API (MAL 12163)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This hostel for Wye College, a College of the University of London specializing in agriculture and horticulture, provided accommodation for about a hundred women students with teaching staff. The hostel also provided amenities which had been lacking such as a library, reading rooms, a quiet room, music rooms and several common rooms.

Subject tags

University buildings, brickwork, student hostels, bathrooms, plumbing