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

RIBApix ref no RIBA34553
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1959
Image Date1954
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP Box 722
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, flats, housing, concrete, towers, town planning, pilotis