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Moving Prefab exploration - a prefab in south London
A lovely morning with John De’Ath, prefab resident in Brockley, South London For the last year, Jane and I have been ...
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 Exploration - Ipswich Tarrans
While exploring locations of prefabs online earlier this year, we came across an article in the Ipswich Star from January ...
Moving Prefab Museum Event - East End Canal Festival
On Sunday 26th June 2016 we set up our prefabs stall and banner at the East End Canal Festival in ...
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 ...
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 Event - St Mark's Church Hall, Excalibur Estate
This was our first event of the Moving Prefab Museum and Archive project. It was very exciting as we had ...
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 Exploration - Wake Green Road, Birmingham, listed prefabs
On 3 June 2016 we travelled to Birmingham to meet Lou from 20th Century Society West Midlands and Simon and ...
Moving Prefab Museum - Prefab Scouts and prefab locations
Adrian (aka Sid Cat) who regularly contributes to our Facebook page was passing through Stoneleigh in Warwickshire when he came ...
Prefabs were spacious and well designed with modern conveniences; a fitted kitchen with refrigerator, cooker and water boiler, fitted cupboards ...
Every week people email us or tell us on Facebook and Twitter, and at our events, talks and walks, about ...
Prefab memories on film
We have been able to capture, through the Heritage Lottery Fund project The Moving Prefab Museum and Archive, prefab memories ...
Moving Prefab Museum Archive - submissions and puzzles!
This photo was emailed to us by John via a friend on 6 July 2016. He wanted to know what ...
The Prefab Museum story
The Prefab Museum was inspired by photo-journalist Elisabeth Blanchet’s passion for and documentation of post-war prefabs and their residents in ...
The Prefab Museum would not still exist without the encouragement and support of prefab enthusiasts willing to give up their ...
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 ...
This page is about prefab memories, stories and photos. Please read the blog posts on various topics, from the history ...
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.
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
Memories of Jack Eagles I and my two brothers Steven and Peter with mum and dad moved into no 10...
Memories of growing up in a prefab in Clock Face, St Helens
What a pleasant surprise to read Terry's contribution. We lived in number 9, next door to the Cummins's. Kevin and...
SWEDISH POST-WAR PREFABRICATED HOUSES, a narrative by Neil Midgley. Updated 1 June 2020
Just seen two pairs of Swedish dormer bungalows in Stanton Lacey, Shropshire. Three are brick clad but one has original...
Portrait of Ben Bazell with his photos
Hi there, Congratulations, what a fantastic site you have. There is a Facebook page called Archway Revisited and I’ve put...
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