Alton West Estate, Roehampton, London: the twelve-storey point blocks clad in concrete aggregate

RIBApix ref no RIBA9985
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1959
Image Date1975
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceGLC338
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit 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, town planning, cladding