2B Houses, Peterlee: close-up of the herring-bone weatherboarding

RIBApix ref no RIBA23415
Architect/DesignerPeterlee Development Corporation
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1960
Image Date1960
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP Box 222 Peterlee
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Peterlee New Town in County Durham was founded in 1948. The Peterlee Development Corporation, established that year under the direction of A V Williams, was responsible for its development over several decades. Peterlee town originally mostly housed coal miners.

Subject tags

housing, new towns, weatherboarding