1 Waterloo Road, Linslade
The Forster Institute was built in 1890
at a cost £1,000 as an adult school for the education of the local
was designed by the architect J. T. Lawrence and replaced the Parish
Reading Rooms in New Road. The foundation stone was laid on 11th
June 1890 by Mrs C. M. Forster in memory of her late husband.
The building contains two large rooms, with the upper
"lecture hall" containing a raised stage, and the downstairs a
and smoking room" which was at one time used for billiards.