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Mary Ward Settlement (Passmore Edwards Settlement Buildings), Tavistock Place, London

RIBA Ref No RIBA16736
Architect/DesignerSmith & Brewer
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1897
Image Date1895
ViewExterior
StyleArts & Crafts
MediumPrint
Library ReferencePeriodicals
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectSocieties' buildings ; Cultural centres ; Educational buildings ; Arts & Crafts: Asymmetry
SOURCE: Building News, vol. 69, 1895 Aug. 9, after p. 208 NOTES: The Mary Ward Settlement (originally known as the Passmore Edwards Settlement Buildings) was founded in the 1890s by Mary Augusta Ward under the financial patronage of John Passmore Edwards. It aimed to provide facilities to 'improve the the religious, moral, intellectual or physical well-being of the people of London' and was also notable for housing the first fully equipped classrooms for children with disabilities.
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