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The school started as Westbrook House School Shorncliffe Road in about 1947 as a boys only preparatory school under the headmastership of Kenneth Foster. Without doubt the best prep school for boys in Folkestone. In the 1970's it became Dover College Junior School, before returning to Westbrook House. It amalgamated with St Marist Convent for girls in the late 1990's to become St Mary's Westbrook. Some old piccies of the place Visited with Skeleton Key, Priority 7 and Tstranger Thanks for looking
Westbrook House was a Preparatory School based in folkestone for 2-11 year olds. It was established on the site in Folkestone after the second world war by K.N.G. Foster, and existed in one form or other right up until 2008 when it closed its doors with just 119 pupils on role - it's capacity was 310. It was essentially a victim of the credit crunch. News article about the closure here http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/kent/7513184.stm I've had my eye on this for a while, but never managed to find a way inside until recently. It's very stripped out, but a nice building with a few hidden bits which make it worthwhile. Visited with Frosty.