Alton West Estate, Roehampton, London: an eleven-storey maisonette slab with the twelve-storey point blocks in the distance

RIBApix ref no RIBA15329
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
Artist/PhotographerDonat, John (1933-2004)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1959
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDonat
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit John Donat / 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, flats, housing, concrete, pilotis