All places tagged "education"

City Reach

6-storey block of flats, c.2003, formerly Whitechapel Charities School and clothing warehouse


English Martyrs RC Primary School, St Mark Street

School built c.1969


88 Whitechapel High Street

early 19th-century shop and office building, with entryway to Gunthorpe Street and decorative features from occupancy by Jewish Post 1935


Calcutta House annexe, Old Castle Street

1932 former Brooke Bond welfare building, later part of London Metropolitan University


Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street

1938-9 theatre etc extension to Toynbee Hall, now used as performance studios, café etc, on site of St Jude's National Schools


102 to 105 Whitechapel High Street and 2 Commercial Street

1909-10 rebuilding of part of T. Venables & Son drapers and furnishers


Toynbee Hall

1880s Tudoresque settlement house with later additions, streetside building site of St Jude's vicarage


Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street

1898-1901 art gallery extended 1985 and 2009 when neighbouring library incorporated


Whitechapel Gallery, former Whitechapel Library

2009 extension to Whitechapel Gallery housed in former 1891-2 Passmore Edwards Library. Incorporates entrance to Aldgate East tube station

gallery art

Canon Barnett Primary School

Built in 1901 as Commercial Street School by the London School Board, renamed Canon Barnett Primary School 1951


Calcutta House

Calcutta House, former Brooke Bond tea warehouse, built 1909, later London Metropolitan University


New Evershed House and 28 to 42 Old Castle Street

2013-14, four-storey block of flats (New Evershed House), and eight maisonettes (28 to 42)


Davenant Youth Centre (former Davenant School)

charity school of 1686, rebuilt in 1818, adapted to be a community centre in 1985-7 and for offices in 2005-6

Davenant school

Former Working Lads' Institute

1884-7, educational institution with shop, George Baines, architect, reduced in size 1899-1900, closed 1973, converted to flats in 1997

George Baines Henry Hill Primitive Methodists Thomas Jackson Frank A. Bevan

Whitechapel Idea Store

2001-5, public library for Tower Hamlets Council

James Edmeston John Samuel Hayward David Adjaye

6 Durward Street

1876-7, former Board school on the site of a ragged school of 1862, closed 1911 and adapted for industrial use, converted to flats in 1996-7


Swanlea Secondary School

1991-3, secondary school, on the site of Brady Street Dwellings and Brady Street Mansions


London Metropolitan University

1964-5 as wholesale showrooms and storage, adapted to educational use


London Enterprise Academy (formerly Aneurin Bevan House), 81-91 Commercial Road

1980-1, built as offices (occupied by the NHS) with a penthouse, converted to school in 2014. The site previously housed the King's Hall.


St Philip's Church Library and the Royal London Museum

Red brick church of 1888–92 designed by Arthur Cawston and converted into a medical library in the 1980s.


67 Chamber Street


The Wash Houses, London Metropolitan University, former Whitechapel Baths

LMU events space and home of Frederick Parker furniture collection, formerly the Women's Library, on site of Whitechapel Baths

women swimming library washing cholera

Leman Street Apart-Hotel

2014-16, serviced apartments, formerly German Mission Day School, 1861 (demolished)


Greater Whitechapel: former Deal Street School


Greater Whitechapel: Bernhard Baron House


Greater Whitechapel: Harry Gosling Primary School