TQ2174 : Housing blocks, Alton West Estate, Roehampton

taken 4 years ago, near to Roehampton, Wandsworth, Great Britain

Housing blocks, Alton West Estate, Roehampton
Housing blocks, Alton West Estate, Roehampton
Series of five 'slab' blocks - Dunbridge House, Denmead House, Charcot House, Winchfield House, and Binley House - built in the 1950s to the designs of the London County Council Architects' Department. Grade II* listed - "They are the centrepiece of the Alton West estate, the LCC's most ambitious post-war development scheme and considered 'probably the finest low-cost housing development in the world' (G E Kidder Smith). It remains very highly regarded." - quoted from this LinkExternal link.
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TQ2174, 142 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Building Type (from Tags)
Housing Block 
Place (from Tags)
London SW15 (Roehampton) 
Architects (from Tags)
London County Council Architects Department 
Listed Building Status (from Tags)
Grade II"  Grade II(star) 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2192 7420 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.2198N 0:14.8026W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2208 7415
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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