Alton West Estate, Roehampton, London: an eleven-storey maisonette slab seen from the facing slab

RIBApix ref no RIBA28672
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
Artist/PhotographerNewbery, Sydney W. (1894-1985)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1959
Image Date1950
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, concrete, town planning, pilotis