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Tarran prefabs in St Hilda's Gardens, Whitby
Peter sent these images of a group of Tarrans in Whitby, North Yorkshire. Five remain of the original eight prefabs, ...
Front garden of 845 Yardley Wood Road, the Valley Prefabs
Unidentified prefab? Salisbury, Wiltshire
Prefab, Salisbury, Wiltshire, 1953
Cornish three-storey blocks of flats in River View, Putson, Hereford
There are six Cornish three-storey blocks of flats at River View, Putson, on the edge of the River Wye. There ...
Cornish three-storey blocks of flats in Oak Crescent, Hereford
Hereford still has at least 16 Cornish three-storey blocks of flats. Four of them are in Oak Crescent, adjacent to ...
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 ...
Memories of 31 St Peter's Road, Chadwell St Mary
Susie contacted the Prefab Museum. My mum Joan Tucker (nee Edwards) is writing a book and has mentioned prefabs, as her ...
Memories of Stephen Jones.
I remember living in a ‘prefab’ as a young child in the village of Peasedown St. John, Somerset at Hillcrest. ...
Prefab garden 1950s, Munster Square, Camden NW1
The first photograph depicts Jonathan’s grandparents, the Cliffords, who lived in a prefab at 11 Munster Square until 1956 when ...
Airey houses in Leicestershire
Emma photographed these unaltered Airey Houses in Ashby Folville, Leicestershire. Many thanks to Emma.
We lived in a Prefab
We lived in a Prefab Paul Lewis Kennedy © 2018 We lived in a Prefab in Pilgrims Way for years when I ...
Tarran Prefabs in Chestnut Drive and Pine Grove, Hereford
There are 12 Tarran prefabs remaining in Chestnut Drive and Pine Grove, Hereford. Three are unoccupied and, judging from the ...
Hawksley BL8 Prefabs in Lower Bullingham, Hereford
As of June 2020, all but one of the 73 Hawksley BL8 prefabs in Lower Bullingham, Hereford, have been re-roofed ...
3 bedroom Arcon MkV, Eccles on Sea
Dave contacted the Prefab Museum in November 2019 to ask about an Arcon MkV prefab he intended to purchase. Dave ...
Arcon MkV in Algiers, North Africa
This photo is of my late father Leslie Hocken taken outside a sample Arcon MkV prefab sent to Algiers for ...
Hainault, Winter 1947
This photo was taken in the front garden of 370 New North Road, Hainault in the winter of 1947. My ...
The happiest days in Manford Green, Chigwell
The very smart little boy is me and the hooligan running down the path is my pal who I have ...
First to Live in a Prefab
My mother and father lived at 250a Richmond Road, Hackney, London E.9 from 1944/45. I believe they must have been ...
Memories of Mount Florida, Glasgow
For football lovers in Scotland, Mount Florida is synonymous with the home of Scottish football, Hampden Park. Little did I ...
Howard Steel Houses in Stafford
Bob contacted the Prefab Museum about his prefab house in Merrivale Road, Stafford. He sent some old photos which he ...
Happy times at Crowhill Street, Parkhouse, Glasgow
Memories of 321 White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London N17.
I lived there shortly after my birth in Nov 1945 and believe the prefabs in White Hart Lane were demolished ...
Memories from a childhood in Cheadle Hulme
I was really pleased to discover the Prefab Museum. The photographs and articles have stirred up childhood memories of life ...
With her pram outside the prefab, No.5 Holmbrook street, off of Brooksbys Walk, London E9
My Father's uncle lived in Holmbrook Street and, from my Father's memory, had the last standing house before the prefabs....
Raymond Thornton was vilosky
Prefabs on Heaton Park, Manchester
Yes Lynda I also grew up in the prefabs and went to the park school I have lots of happy...
Written memories from Eileen Prosser about living in a prefab in Lower Jackwood Close, Eltham, SE9
My family moved from Lambeth to 59 Lower Jackwood Close SE9 in 1947 when I was 3 months old. My...
Denise and her mum and dad outside the prefab, Loughton, Essex
I lived in a prefab there in the army fifties we used to play in the fields behind them and...
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