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Prefabs

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Gunner Hector Murdoch arrives at his new prefabricated house in Tulse Hill, London, greeted by his wife and son after returning from the Second World War London History, British History, World History, Prefabricated Houses, Prefab Homes, Prefab Buildings, Old London, East London, Ethel Waters

Absolutely prefabulous: residents of Britain's last prefab estate battle to save homes that were built to last only ten years

The 181 homes on London's Catford estate are as much a part of British history as Edinburgh’s Royal Mile but the Government has agreed to safeguard just six of them.

I remember my Great Grandmother living in one of these in Becketts Park, Leeds A prefab(ricated) house built in 1945 under the Housing (Temporary Accommodation) Act. Prefab Homes Uk, Prefabricated Houses, Scarborough England, Hull England, Kingston Upon Hull, Hull City, Uk History, Garden Tool Storage, Birmingham England

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In Bromley-by-Bow a heavily blitzed area of East London a mother sees her daughter off to school from their pre-fab home. The street is named Franklin Street after a US President. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Uk History, London History, British History, Vintage London, Old London, Old Pictures, Old Photos, East End London, Bethnal Green

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The plan of our prefab. The front bedroom was mine. It never seemed this tiny! There were fitted cupboards in the main bedroom, a built-in fridge in the kitchen, all unheard of before. The fireplace heated a back boiler for hot water and there was an airi Hall And Living Room, Living Room Windows, Living Room With Fireplace, Living Rooms, Prefab Homes Uk, Kitchen Utensils Store, Airing Cupboard, Kitchen Cooker, Granny Pod

Construction & Demolition

In the Spring of 2012 I decided to try to find out how and why temporary homes were built at Clerk’s Piece in the late 1940s. Through my internet searches I found Dave Hall, the Education Officer...

Helping grandmother with the wringer washer. - Helping grandmother with the wringer washer. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Ddr Museum, Vintage Laundry, Vintage Kitchen, Photo Vintage, The Good Old Days

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Prefabs in peril: Britain's largest remaining estate of the postwar homes is under threat - Property - House & Home - The Independent Prefabricated Houses, Prefab Homes, Prefab Buildings, Tiny Homes, London History, Local History, Liverpool History, Uk History, British History

Prefabs in peril: Britain's largest remaining estate of the postwar

They were built to last only 10 years. Seven decades on, the 187 homes of Britain's largest remaining prefab estate stand strong. But now the local council is set on demolition – so one photographer has given the residents the least their extraordinary homes deserve: a museum

Britain's last prefab estate residents battle to save homes built 10 years ago Uk History, London History, British History, Prefab Homes Uk, Prefabricated Houses, Vintage London, Old London, Daddy Come Home, Normandy Beach

Absolutely prefabulous: residents of Britain's last prefab estate battle to save homes that were built to last only ten years

The 181 homes on London's Catford estate are as much a part of British history as Edinburgh’s Royal Mile but the Government has agreed to safeguard just six of them.

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Post war Prefab

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Prefabricated house on Royal Street. Built after bomb damage to houses in the area, with bomb damaged Holy Trinity Church in th background. South London, New South, Cycling In London, Elephant And Castle, 1940s Home, Local Studies, London History, Prefabricated Houses, Images And Words

Prefabricated House, Lambeth North, c. 1954

A history of south-east London suburbs, in images and words, brought to you by the area's local studies and archives collections.

The prefabs on Broadway, Davyhulme, near Urmston, Manchester. Build post war as temporary housing, they were lived in for almost 40 years. Garage Construction, Anglican Cathedral, Temporary Housing, British Architecture, Liverpool History, The Blitz, Air Raid, Salford, British History

L24-25

In A City Living, previously unpublished and out of print images, many from Liverpool Records Office.

Couple outside prefab house Old London, West London, 1940s Home, 1930s, Liverpool History, Wooden Buildings, Tiny House Design, Prefab Homes, Back In The Day

The foibles of the world

Martin Parr reveals the secret of taking photographs that tell the unvarnished truth .

Residents Share Stories, Photos And Enduring Love For Their Prefab Homes - Flashbak Prefabricated Houses, Prefab Homes, Temporary Housing, Homeless People, Best Web Design, South London, British History, Old Pictures, Family History

Residents Share Stories, Photos And Enduring Love For Their Prefab Homes - Flashbak

More than 156,000 prefabs were erected all over the UK in 1946. Supposed to last 10 to 15 years, a few thousand are still up and very much loved by their residents seventy years later.