Volume: College of Aeronautics Housing, Cranfield, Bedfordshire

25 Nov 1957
Mitchell Road, Cranfield, Wharley End, Central Bedfordshire
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Prince Philip Avenue, Cranfield, Warley End, Central Bedfordshire
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Seven black and white negatives taken by the Ministry of Works showing housing associated with the former College of Aeronautics in Cranfield (now Cranfield University). The houses are located on Mitchell Road and Prince Philip Avenue. All show exterior views.

The College of Aeronautics was founded on the site of RAF Cranfield in 1946. In 1969 it became the Cranfield Institute of Technology before becoming Cranfield University in 1993.

The Ministry of Works was the Government department tasked under the 'Temporary Housing Act 1944/45' with alleviating the acute housing shortages in the immediate postwar years.

All of the negatives were catalogued in 2022.


This is part of the Sub Series: PSA01/04/H Housing; within the Series: PSA01/04 Negatives; within the Collection: PSA01 Property Services Agency

This Volume is divided into 7 Child Records
This Volume contains the following materials:
Photograph (Negative): 7


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Mid 20th Century Terrace, Mid 20th Century Semi Detached House