Alton East Estate, Roehampton, London: view of the staggered terrace of houses with twelve-storey point blocks in the background

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RIBApix ref no RIBA34554
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1955
Image Date1970
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 722
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / 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, towers, town planning, children, cars, paving, At Home in Britain: Terrace, Social Housing: 1950s