Home   Lifestyle   Article

MEMORY LANE: Swinging Sixties demanded a modern facelift for Grantham school




Walton Girls High School is pictured just a few days after it opened in 1966.

Originally the Girls’ Central School, the old building dating from the Roaring ’20s was not fit for purpose come the Swinging ’60s and so work on the four-storey building began in 1964 in a field off Kitty Briggs Lane.

The old school had been dark with outside toilets and so the 300 pupils were delighted with their modern, light and airy premises.

Amongst the cars in the car park are a Morris Minor, Morris 1100, Hillman Imps and Ford Anglia.



COMMENTS
()


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More