Cranbrook Estate, Roman Road, Bethnal Green, London: the old people's communal gardens and ornamental pond adorned with a statue by Elisabeth Frink

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RIBApix ref no RIBA49560
Architect/DesignerSkinner Bailey & Lubetkin
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1966
Image Date1964
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference5074A/6 (Maltby 58212)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit 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

reflections, skyscrapers, Gardens, flats, housing, sculpture, water features