Monday, June 2, 2008

Chequerboard Flats, Westminister

Chequerboard Flats, WestministerThese amazing blocks of flats were designed by Edwin Lutyens for the Grosvenor and Regency Estate around Page Street, SW1. Central London.

They date from 1928-30 and were built as social housing, more commoningly known as council flats.

The Housing Prototypes website has more detail on how Lutyens came to design these buildings and a detailled description of their structure including quite a few pictures.

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