Westfield Corner is at the junction of Wide Lane and Mansbridge Road in Swaythling. In the 1920s architect Herbert Collins and the Swaythling Housing Society built a series of six shops and sixteen flats with Georgian-style shop windows here.

Westfield Corner

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Photograph, 1950.

Westfield Corner

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Photograph, c.2005


Further reading:
Herbert Collins 1885-1975: Architect and Worker for Peace, by Robert Williams, p27 (HS/i)
Buildings of England: Hampshire and the I.O.W., by Nikolaus Pevsner and David Lloyd, p588-9. (H/i)


Westfield Hall
Westfield Hall was built in 1932 by the Swaythling Housing Society as the headquarters of the Swaythling Social Club. It was designed by Herbert Collins and largely funded by his father, William Jefferies Collins. The building included a main hall with a stage, a meeting room, a billiard room and a kitchen. Outside were sports fields, gardens and allotments.


Further reading:
Herbert Collins 1885-1975: Architect and Worker for Peace, by Robert Williams, p27, 29 (HS/i)


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