TQ3083 : Weston Rise Estate, Weston Rise

taken 7 years ago, near to Finsbury, Islington, Great Britain

Weston Rise Estate, Weston Rise
Weston Rise Estate, Weston Rise
A Greater London Council estate by Howell, Killick, Partridge, and Amis, 1964-69. In plan it is five blocks linked by service towers roughly in a G-shape. All quite knobbly, with protuberances on each facade, and protruding access balconies. Pevsner notes that in the 1980s, the "aggressively brutalist concrete detail was disguised by painting". Still an interesting group, although I've no idea of the quality of accommodation.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3079 8301 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.8515N 0:6.9517W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3076 8303
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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1950s-1970s Architecture 

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