A pupil using a lathe at Spencer Park School, Wandsworth
© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London
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A Sixth former turning a bowl on a lathe in the Woodwork room at Spencer Park School on Trinity Road in Wandsworth. In 1952 the old Royal Victoria Patriotic Asylum, was purchased by the London County Council for £67,500 for Honeywell Secondary Mixed School and then Spencer Park Comprehensive School for Boys. In the 1970s the school was moved into a new purpose built London County Council building as the Royal Victoria building was deemed unsafe.
1967 AD - 1973 AD