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Housing at Grahame Park, Colindale, London: the single-storey welfare centre linking two adjacent high rise housing slabs

RIBA Ref No RIBA26110
Architect/DesignerGreater London Council. Department of Architecture & Civic Design
Walters, Sir Roger
Wigglesworth, Gordon (1920-2005)
Artist/PhotographerLambert, Sam (1927-1981)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1975
Image Date1975
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP697/135
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectTown planning ; Brickwork ; Health centres ; Housing ; Houses ; Stairs
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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