Wallsend Health Centre

  • Description

    "...Wallsend Health Centre designed in the late 1930s for Wallsend Borough Council is Listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons: * Historic: it has significant socio-historic interest in representing regional political will for improved public health and welfare provision during the 1930s, almost a decade before the creation of the National Health Service. * Design: the building's plan form, and the incorporation of large windows to all areas, maximises light and air within the building, which echoes the design principles of the best inter-war health centres nationally; * Architectural: the building is a well-detailed and symmetrical design in a modernist style incorporating Art Deco elements both externally and internally; * Survival: it is well-preserved both externally and internally, and the original layout of the building remains largely intact and readable;..."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1413007
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 weeks ago
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