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Celebrating Britain’s post-war prefabs and their residents
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1950 outside our prefab in Crownhill, Plymouth.
Me (right) and my friend John Dyer taken by a photographer who worked door-to-door. Notice my ragged coat, basically we ...
A prefab “entente cordiale”!
I was recently scouting for prefabs in Brittany with my friend Mickaël, the director of Mémoire de Soye – a ...
American prefabs at Houseland Road, Mottingham, London SE9
The prefabs Mottingham was once a small village largely surrounded by farmland. At the beginning of the 1930’s the London County ...
American UK100, Houseland Road, Mottingham SE9
Andree Jones and Pat Cutler's filmed interview about living in a UK100 prefab in the 50s in Birmingham
Andree Jones and Pat Cutler's recorded interview about living in a UK100 prefab in the 50s in Birmingham
Bernard and his dad in the prefab garden. 60 Harewood Road, Coventry
Bernard in his toy car, prefab garden. 60 Harewood Road, Coventry
Bernard in the garden of his American prefab. 60 Harewood Road, Coventry
Bernard on his bike in the prefab garden. 60 Harewood Road, Coventry
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 ...
Caption of Mother and father of Andree Jones and Pat Cutler in their UK 100 prefab's garden, Birmingham, 50s
Caption of Sisters Andree Jones and Pat Cutler in their UK100 prefab's garden, Birmingham, 50s
Prefabs were spacious and well designed with modern conveniences; a fitted kitchen with refrigerator, cooker and water boiler, fitted cupboards ...
Floor plan, UK100 prefab
The Prefab Museum is a living history online museum about Britain’s post-war prefabs. Part of the Temporary Housing and Emergency ...
In the toy car, Houseland Road, Mottingham SE9
Irene Ottaway's memories of an American prefab in Willesden, London
Lassie in the field, Houseland Road, Mottingham, SE9
Liz and Malcolm Glover portraits in their UK100 prefab in Carhaix, Finistère, Brittany. Photos of exteriors and interiors of their prefab
Liz and Malcolm Gover's filmed interviews (2) about living in a UK100 prefab in Carhaix, Brittany, France (2017)
Every week people tell us about prefabs we didn’t know existed. We have been directed to prefabs still lived in or long demolished, on farms, used as storage, catteries, as holiday homes or clubrooms, even two made into a pub, and links to community archives or Facebook groups.
Mapping Britain's post-war prefabs
I started plotting the online prefab locations map nearly eight years ago, a couple of months after we closed the ...
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