Cranbrook Estate, Roman Road, Bethnal Green, London: a typical lift hall in one of the tower blocks

RIBApix ref no RIBA55987
Architect/DesignerSkinner Bailey & Lubetkin
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1966
Image Date1964
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMAL59343 [Box 123 Skinner Bailey & Lubetkin]
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built in 1955-1966 and located on nearly 17 acres of slum-cleared land between Old Ford and Roman Road at the south-west corner of Victoria Park, this was one the largest housing redevelopments of its time.

Subject tags

skyscrapers, flats, housing, stairs, entrance halls, lifts