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Arcon Prefabs around Ashby-de-la-Zouch
I would like to report a small number of pre-fabricated “Arcon” houses, located around Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire. I have currently located ...
High Cross Road, Tottenham N17
Patricia contacted the Prefab Museum with photos of her family prefab at 3 High Cross Road, Tottenham, London N17. Many ...
Essex Square, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Keith emailed the Prefab Museum about the prefab he lived in, in Essex Square, Salisbury. I was one-and-a-half when we moved ...
Memories of John Hawthorne. Hatfield, Hertfordshire
John submitted his photos of his family prefab on the large estate of prefabs in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Many thanks to ...
Cornish three-storey blocks of flats in Hunderton Road, Hereford
There are a group of four Cornish three-storey blocks of flats in Hunderton Road, Hereford. All four appear externally well-maintained.
BISF Houses, Hereford
Twenty-five pairs of BISF semi-detached houses can be found in Cagebrook Avenue (13) and Beattie Avenue (12), Hereford. Externally, most ...
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 ...
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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