Six-storey maisonette block (block 6), Golden Lane Estate, Finsbury, London: living room of one of the M4 type maisonettes

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RIBApix ref no RIBA11051
Architect/DesignerChamberlin Powell & Bon
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1956
Image Date1956
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMAL28324
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This Corporation of London housing complex was built on the northern edge of the City of London, an area devastated by bombing during World War II. It was to provide council housing at subsidised rents for the many people who serviced the offices in the City, particularly caretakers, secretaries and police officers, hence the emphasis was on one bedroom flats. The estate was further enlarged to the west and completed in 1962.

Subject tags

flats, housing, entrances, stairs, seating, dining rooms, tables