Housing at Grahame Park, Colindale, London: southern end closure of central area with the community centre surrounded by a brick-lined moat
|Architect/Designer||Greater London Council. Department of Architecture & Civic Design|
|Walters, Sir Roger|
|Wigglesworth, Gordon (1920-2005)|
|Artist/Photographer||Lambert, Sam (1927-1981)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Town planning ; Brickwork ; Flats ; Housing ; Moats ; Community centres ; Houses|
NOTES: This housing scheme on a former aerodrome site was carried out jointly by the GLC, the London Borough of Barnet and the Ministry of Defence. Housing for up to 10 000 people was provided by single-storey, two bedroom courtyard houses to three-storey, four bedroom houses with integral garages, and high-rise blocks in the centre along with new retailing and commercial facilities. Sir Roger Walters was the Chief Architect and Gordon Wigglesworth was the Housing Architect.
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