Plaque: Waltham Forest College alumni
Peter Blake, Ian Dury, Peter Greenaway & Ken Russell.
Erected in 1938 as the South West Essex Technical College, Waltham Forest College has contributed to the careers of several notable talents. Musician Ian Dury, filmmakers Peter Greenaway and Ken Russell, attended the art school where Peter Blake was a lecturer.
Waltham Forest Heritage
Site: Waltham Forest College (2 memorials)
E17, Forest Road, 707
The plaques are just visible in our photo, to the left of the third column from the right.
This was built as the South West Essex Technical College and School of Art in 1938 by John Stuart, Essex County Architect.