Catalogue description SWAYLANDS SCHOOL, KENT

This record is held by London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

Details of ACC/3605
Reference: ACC/3605

Photographs of the school

Date: 1957-1959
Related material:

The records of the Middlesex County Council, including Education Committee minutes and the records of the Education Department are held by the Greater London Record Office.

Held by: London Metropolitan Archives: City of London, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Swaylands School, Kent

Physical description: 3 volumes and 1 print
  • Schools
Administrative / biographical background:

Swaylands School was a residential special school for educationally subnormal boys maintained by Middlesex County Council.


After the passing of the 1944 Education Act, the MCC expanded its provision for special education increasing its numbers of residential schools from one to ten, many accommodated in large mansions in the home counties. Swaylands was a 19th century Tudor style house situated at Penshurst, near Tonbridge, in Kent.

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