Pre-fab housing, Coventry, West Midlands

Pre-fab housing, Coventry, West Midlands
Photograph taken 11 July 1949 © Historic England Archive Aerofilms Collection ref: aerofilms/a24755

New pre-fabricated houses being put in place on a site on the edge of Coventry. Prefabricated housing was made to 11 designs as part of the Temporary Housing Programme to relieve the post war housing shortage. About 156,623 temporary bungalows were put up across Britain between 1944 and 1948.


West Midlands Coventry


1940s (1946 - 1949)



world war two pre-fab prefabricated house housing aerial view construction 1940s (1946 - 1949)