Collection AR548 - Stanley Halls and Technical School plans

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Stanley Halls and Technical School plans


  • c1902-1908 (Creation)

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50 documents

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The Halls were designed and built between 1902 and 1910 by William Ford Stanley, scientific instrument maker, next to his home at Cumberland Lodge, South Norwood Hill. they incorporated a Public Hall and Art Gallery, and a Technical and Trade School (opened in 1907). Ownership of the Hall was transferred to Croydon Corporation in 1934, and iti is still used as a centre for concerts, entertainments and lectures. The school received financial support from Croydon Corporation from 1922 onwards, and later became an Aided School.

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Plan, elevations, designs and correspondence relating to Stanley Halls and Technical and Trade School, including details of masonry, roof and stage. Many of the plans and designs are signed by W F Stanley.

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