A suburban house

Image of london Suburban House

A surburban house                                                                                                 London                                                                                                                    Built 1930-9                                                                                                          Model; 1944-8; wood, paint, metals and textiles; Victoria and Albert Museum

From about 1920, British developers built thousands of single-family houses like this. They are the most familiar type of British home. Each house has two living rooms and kitchen downstairs, with three bedrooms and a bathroom above. This model was made by a bricklayer who built similar houses in south-east London.