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Fulham: The Gallery, SW6
TQ2676 | taken 16 years ago, Sunday, 22 June, 2008 | by Nigel Cox
This site, bounded by Townmead Road, Elbe Street, Elswick Street, and Brill Street (now Bagley's Lane) was originally a primary school, and certainly existed as such by 1916 for it is shown on the Ordnance Survey 1:2,500 scale map edition of that year. However with changing demographics it became surplus to requirements and was sold off in the 1970s. By 1975 it had been acquired by The Chelsea College of Art and Design and was used as a studio annexe. In 2005 the College merged all their campus sites into one at the Millbank, and disposed of this one. The site has now been acquired for residential development as 'the gallery | sw6' and the developers' website is here Link (Archive Link ) I only hope there are enough primary school places for all the new residents...