Holborn Industrial School

226 London Road

Built around 1856/7 for the St George the Martyr, Southwark, its architect was Henry Jarvis. See Grace’s Guide and entry on British Architects website. The date is deduced from ads for tenders such as this one for gas fittings.

GAS FITTINGS, to be done at the Industrial Schools, Mitcham, Surrey, for the Parish of ST. GEORGE THE MARTYR, Southwark, can see the Drawings and Specification, and can obtain further particulars at the Offices of the Architect, Mr. Henry Jarvis, 29, Trinity-square, Southwark. The Tenders are to be delivered at the Board-room of the Workhouse, Mint-street, Southwark, on WEDNESDAY, the 14th of January next, at Seven o’clock in the Evening. The Guardians do not bind themselves to accept the lowest, or any other Tender. Signed, JOHN H. FITCH, Clerk the Board Guardians. 31st Dec. 1856.

Source: Morning Advertiser – Friday 02 January 1857 from the British Newspaper Archive (subscription required)


Bought in 2002 from Merton council by Euro Sun UK Ltd for £1,275,000
Land Registry title SGL636668

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Maps are reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.