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Celebrating Britain’s post-war prefabs and their residents
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A day celebrating prefabs on the Excalibur Estate
The Excalibur Estate has always had a special place in our hearts. Jane and I have been working, photographing, filming, walking, ...
A tribute to John De'Ath
We were sad to learn, from his granddaughter Lorraine, that John De’Ath was in hospital when we took a group ...
Bill's memories of growing up in an American prefab near Brent Cross
Amazingly at my age I can still remember the move from Kingsbury Road in 1945 when I rode with my ...
Catherine and Ben Bazell and Terence Flanagan recall their prefab childhoods, Dartmouth Park, London
Interview with Ellen Andrews about prefabs in Forest Road, Dalston E8
Interview with Gillian Midgley at her Swedish house in Pool-in-Wharfedale
Interview with Jane and Graham Parker, who lived in a prefab in Searle Street, Battersea SW11
Interview with Joan Wedge who lived in a prefab on Rochester Way, Blackheath SE3
Interview with John Blake who lived In a prefab in Limbourne Avenue, Dagenham
Interview with John Ragsdale, who grew up in a Birmingham prefab. Wake Green Road, Birmingham, 2016
Interview with Pamela, who lived in a prefab off Stebondale Street, Isle of Dogs E14
Interview with Patrick Slater about prefab taps in Rochester, Kent
Interview with Roy Pearce who grew up in a Birmingham prefab. Wake Green Road, Birmingham 2016
Irene Ottaway's memories of an American prefab in Willesden, London
This page is about prefab memories, stories and photos. Please read our blog posts on various topics, from the history ...
Moving Prefab - Memories, memorabilia and Archive
Terence emailed us on 9 July about his prefab in London NW5. “I have just discovered your excellent site which brings ...
Moving Prefab Museum - Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
Prefabulous Weekend! Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, Bromsgrove in the West Midlands. There is a lovely open air museum there with ...
Moving Prefab Museum - Chiltern Open Air Museum
On the hottest day of the year, 23rd August 2016, we visited Chiltern Open Air Museum in Chalfont St Giles, ...
Moving Prefab Museum Event - Rural Life Centre
On the 3rd of July 2016, we were invited to hold a prefab event at the Rural Life Centre in ...
Prefab memories on film
We have been able to capture, through our Heritage Lottery Fund project The Moving Prefab Museum and Archive, prefab memories ...
Prefab Post Issue 5
Recorded interview with David Malooley, Wake Green Road 2016
SWEDISH POST-WAR PREFABRICATED HOUSES, a narrative by Neil Midgley
By the end of World War Two there was a severe shortage of housing in Britain. Under the Housing (Temporary ...
The Moving Prefab Museum and Archive project
We invented the “Moving Prefab” concept after we lost – to a criminal fire – the physical Prefab Museum we ...
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