Children playing on the climbing frames in the playground, Park Hill Estate, Sheffield

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RIBApix ref no RIBA48215
Architect/DesignerSheffield Corporation City Architect's Department
Womersley, John Lewis (1910-1990)
Artist/PhotographerLambert, Sam (1927-1981)
CountryUK: England
CitySheffield
Subject Date1961
Image Date1963
ViewExterior
StyleBrutalist
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 212 Sheffield/RIBA (1)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built between 1957 and 1961, this mixed high-density and controversial housing development was planned and designed by Sheffield Corporation City Architect's Department led by J. L. Womersley.

Subject tags

flats, housing, concrete, town planning, children, children's playgrounds