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Celebrating Britain’s post-war prefabs and their residents
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"Weir Houses" were built at Sankeys. Taking over 100 hours to erect they were sent to badly bombed areas to replace destroyed housing. Named after Lord Weir whose Scottish company was also involved in the manufacture of prefabricated housing. Some were built locally and occupied by workers from Sankeys (called Weir Gardens)(now demolished).
Airey Houses in Clee View and Whitbread Road, Ludlow
There are 22 pairs of semi-detached two-storey Airey houses in Clee View (16) and the adjacent Whitbread Road in Ludlow ...
Hawksley BL8 Prefabs in Clee View, Ludlow
There were at least 10 pairs of semi-detached BL8 prefabs in Clee View, Ludlow. Two have lost one of their ...
Mel, Peter and Hilary Ball on the step of their prefab, 48 Abbots Gardens, Shrewsbury
Peter and pals with marbles area to the right. Abbots Gardens, Shrewsbury
Peter Ford's memories of his prefab at 48 Abbots Gardens, Shrewsbury
Peter in the back garden. Abbots Gardens, Shrewsbury
Peter on his fourth birthday with his sisters. Abbots Gardens
Richard Gough, Peter and Hilary next door. Abbots Gardens, Shrewsbury
Ursula with Aunt Cecily in Peter Ford's family prefab garden, Shrewsbury
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