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Celebrating Britain’s post-war prefabs and their residents
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A prefab “entente cordiale”!
I was recently scouting for prefabs in Brittany with my friend Mickaël, the director of Mémoire de Soye – a ...
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 ...
Prefabs were spacious and well designed with modern conveniences; a fitted kitchen with refrigerator, cooker and water boiler, fitted cupboards ...
The Prefab Museum is a living history online museum about Britain’s post-war prefabs. Part of the Temporary Housing and Emergency ...
Irene Ottaway's memories of an American prefab in Willesden, London
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 five years ago, a couple of months after we closed the ...
Mystery prefabs - can you help us locate them from this list?
Can you help solve these prefab mysteries? The map has been re-launched, and there are still some mystery prefabs left! In ...
On a neighbour's front porch. Crownhill, Plymouth
On my 3rd birthday with my baby brother Michael. Crownhill, Plymouth
Peter Gale's family in front of their prefab, the second they were allocated in Portsmouth
Peter Gale's mum in front of their UK100 prefab in Furze Lane, Portsmouth
Prefabs in France
“Are there any post-war prefabs in France?” I am often asked this question. So here I am, trying in ...
Sisters Andree Jones and Pat Cutler in their UK100 prefab's garden, Birmingham, 50s
Small child in costume in prefab garden. Willesden
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