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Alton West Estate, Roehampton, London: view across the estate from the access deck of a maisonette slab

RIBApix ref no RIBA26242
Architect/DesignerLondon County Council. Architects Department
Artist/PhotographerPantlin, John (1917-2003)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1958
Image Date1964
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 721
OrientationPortrait
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

balconies, flats, housing, concrete, town planning, solitude