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Fair Street School, Southwark

Original name Fair Street School
Current name Tower Bridge Primary School
Previous names Unknown
Current address Fair Street, Bermondsey, London
Postcode SE1 2AE
Date of opening 1895
Date of addition(s) Unknown
VSIL grading Classic
Evidence source SBL Map 1904; LCC: Education Service Particulars for the Year 1914-1915. Frederick Wolff site visit 2006. James Hall site visit 2007. Tim Walder site visit 2007.
Original architect T J Bailey
Additional architect Unknown
Style Middle Bailey
Borough Southwark
Current use Primary education
Condition Good
Protection None
Between Tower Bridge Road, Fair Street, Druid Street and the St John's Estate. Strikingly incomplete late Bailey school. The Tower Bridge Road (W) end retains incomplete brickwork and preparatory leadglaze wall tiling for the unexecuted W wing. The central section and E wing are attractive and present attractive classroom (to the S) and hall facades (to the N). There is a particularly attractive original schoolkeeper's house. The site originally offered Cookery with a gate to the W.
© Tim Walder
© Tim Walder
© Tim Walder
© Tim Walder

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