Orchard Croft, Harlow, Essex

Orchard Croft, Harlow, Essex
Photograph taken 27 October 1999 © Historic England Archive/Ms Elaine Allen LRPS ref: 472017

After the second World War London had a such a severe housing shortage that it was decided to encourage people to move out. New towns such as Harlow were planned and built. These terraced houses were built in 1952 - 53 and provided with car ports.

Location

Essex Harlow New Town

Period

1950s (1950 - 1959)

Themes

Tags

1950s (1950 - 1959) house housing new town car parking architecture urban