1960s British Social Housing

Below is a selection of images of British social housing in the 1960s.

For further image galleries, see: Inter-War1940s1950s1970s1980s self-builds or return to Homes Fit for People.

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RIBA3457-59Public toilet and florist, Westbourne Grove and Colville Road, London

 
RIBA3459-60Palais Garnier (Opera de Paris), Place de l'Opera, Paris

 
RIBA3460-60Piazza d'Italia, New Orleans


RIBA3463-60Expiatory Church of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

 
RIBA3465-60All Saints, Margaret Street, Fitzrovia, London

 
RIBA3466-60Stave church from Gol, Norwegian Folk Museum, Oslo


RIBA3467-60Battersea 'A' Power Station, London: chimney floodlit

 
RIBA3468-609 Stock Orchard Street (the 'straw bale house'), Islington, London

 
RIBA3469-60Houses, Taos Pueblo, northern New Mexico


RIBA3470-60Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire

 
RIBA3472-61Villa Rotonda (Villa Almerico Capra), Vicenza

 
RIBA3474-61Torre Asinelli and Torre Garisenda, Bologna


RIBA3475-61Basilica of Maxentius (or Constantine), via dei Fori Imperiali, the Forum, Rome: the remains of the central nave covered by three groin vaults

 
RIBA3477-61Chartres Cathedral: nave flying buttresses

 
RIBA3478-61Cahrtres Cathedral seen from the south


RIBA3479-61Cloth Hall (Lakenhalle), Ypres, before destruction in First World War and subsequent reconstruction

 
RIBA3480-61Durham Cathedral: the nave and north aisle

 
RIBA3481-61Upper Ormonde Quay and O'Donovan Rossa Bridge, Dublin


RIBA3482-61Woolland's stand, Ideal Home Exhibition, Olympia, London: the kitchen display

 
RIBA3483-61New Social Block, Gillette Factory, Great West Road, London: the canteen

 
RIBA3484-61Forrt's Kitchen, Bath


RIBA3485-61Michelin Building, Fulham Road, London: the restaurant

 
RIBA3486-61John Nash

 
RIBA3488-61Primitive hut


RIBA3489-61Ospedale degli Innocenti (Foundling Hospital), Piazza SS Annunziata, Florence: the loggia

 
RIBA3490-61Oxford University Museum, Parks Road, Oxford

 
RIBA3491-61Temple of Neptune (or Hera II), Paestum


RIBA3492-61Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, under construction

 
RIBA3493-61Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens: the west facade

 
RIBA3496-61Salisbury Cathedral: the west front