Alton West Estate, Roehampton, London: the point blocks

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RIBApix ref no RIBA59321
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
Artist/PhotographerDonat, John (1933-2004)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1959
Image Date1963
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceJDN23 07 63/A/10
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
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, town planning, Social Housing: 1950s