Alton East Estate, Roehampton, London: one of the eleven-storey point blocks

RIBApix ref no RIBA42363
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1955
Image Date1961
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceESP/SUB/68 (ES1691.3)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Alton Estate is situated between Putney Heath and Richmond Park in south-west London. The smaller south-east part, Alton East, was built in 1952-1955, while the much larger north-west part, Alton West, was built in 1955-1959.

Subject tags

skyscrapers, housing, town planning, vehicles, Social Housing: 1950s