St Martin's Cottages municipal housing, Silvester Street, Liverpool

Coronavirus update: Our printing service continues to operate as usual, with framed and unframed prints available for delivery in normal timescales. We would like to reassure our customers that we are observing government advice on COVID-19 and adhering to all guidance and best practice.

RIBApix ref no RIBA88748
Artist/PhotographerStewart Bale Ltd.
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1869
Image Date1954
Library ReferenceAP Box 179 Liverpool (1) (Bale 54187-2)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built in 1869, these 88 flats contained in four blocks were one of the first local authority housing schemes in England. They were part demolished and converted into self-contained units in 1954 by the city architect Dr Ronald Bradbury. The block on the right is scheduled for demolition. The flats were subsequently demolished in 1977.

Subject tags