Alton Estate, Roehampton, London: the old people's cottages of Alton West with the twelve-storey point blocks in the background

RIBApix ref no RIBA26241
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
Artist/PhotographerPantlin, John (1917-2003)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1958
Image Date1964
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 721
OrientationLandscape
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

flats, housing, town planning