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Celebrating Britain’s post-war prefabs and their residents
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Diane, Alan Page's wife, in front of their Arcon MkV prefab
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.
My mother Nellie Attwell & me, Brenda Attwell (now Ward) sitting on our little settee to the left of the fire place with the door into the hall behind us. Port Talbot Place, Fforestfach, Swansea
My sister Jeanette Attwell & my grandfather George Baylis. Port Talbot Place, Fforestfach, Swansea
One Arcon story
This is the story of an Arcon MkV prefab. We don’t know where it was originally located or who lived ...
Portrait of Diane, Alan Page's wife, in front of their Arcon MkV prefab
Prefab memories on film
We have been able to capture, through our Heritage Lottery Fund project The Moving Prefab Museum and Archive, prefab memories ...
Sandfields Estate, Aberavon, South Wales
My parents lived in a prefab on the Sandfields Estate from early in 1949 when my father was engaged in ...
Set of 6 scanned family photos with indoors and outdoors of Arcon Mk V prefab, Treberth Estate, Newport, Wales
Swedish houses location list updated 20 May 2020
The Swedish houses location list is updated as we receive new notifications.
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 ...
The Treberth prefab estate from above (Arcon Mk V) Newport, Wales
The Treberth prefab estate under the snow, Newport, Wales
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