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

RIBA 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 InfoBlack and white
CreditJohn Maltby / RIBA Collections
SubjectTables ; Flats ; Dining rooms ; Entrances ; Housing ; Stairs ; Seating
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.
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