Plaque: William Booth College - 1
Erection date: 8/7/1929
These buildings were opened by H.R.H. Prince George K.G.C.V.O. on July 8th 1929.
Gordon & Viner L.L.R.I.B.A. Sir Giles Gilbert Scott R.A. Architects
Griggs & Son Contractors Westminster
The plaque is in the entrance porch of the building.
Site: William Booth College (4 memorials)
SE5, Champion Park, William Booth Memorial Training College
As consultant architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott designed the elevations and the interior of the hall and specified the materials but the rest was by Gordon and Viner. It opened in 1929 to train members of the Salvation Army and also holds the Army's library, archives and International Heritage Centre. This building fulfilled William Booth's vision of a "University of Humanity".