Council Housing, Grosvenor Estate, Westminster, Greater London
Bennett House is part of part of a Westminster Council Housing Scheme, the Grosvenor Estate, built in 1928-30. The photograph also shows the entrance lodge. The estate consists of tenement blocks of flats arranged around courtyards. The famous architect Sir Edwin Lutyens acted as a consultant giving an imaginative treatment to a standard London County Council type of housing block. The flats are built from grey brick and have white rendered chequerboard external walls. The flats were accessed via galleries that faced into the courtyards. .