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Roehampton Estate

Episode 4 of 4

Joe Kerr concludes his tour of competitive buildings, with a trip to the rival halves of Alton Estate, in Roehampton. From July 2002.

Architectural historian Joe Kerr concludes his tour of competitive buildings, with a trip to the rival halves of Alton Estate, in Roehampton.

Joe enlists the help of historian Alan Powers, an enthusiast for Alton East; and critic Hugh Pearman, who prefers the later work at Alton West; in comparing two contrasting visions of social housing, from the post-war era of reconstruction.

Producer: Matthew Dodd

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

15 minutes

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Mon 29 Oct 2018 03:45

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