Alton East Estate, Roehampton, London: one of the maisonette blocks

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RIBApix ref no RIBA52857
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
Stjernstedt, Rosemary (1912-1998)
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1957
Image Date1958
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMaltby 32/ABN (MAL34450)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / 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

housing, concrete, brickwork, stairs, decorative tiles, Social Housing: 1950s