I’ve always wondered just when these two blocks of flats were built. Most people associate suburbia with semi-detached houses but there were probably just as many apartments built in the 1930’s. I think these may have been constructed after WW2 as the entrances have an Art Deco quality but are far plainer and more utilitarian than others in the area built in the mid 1930’s. They may have been built as social housing and have gone into private ownership. The block in the foreground has new, more secure entrances, whereas the one in the distance appears to have retained the original doors. It also has concrete washing line posts in the yard to the rear of the building which seem to be contemporary. Most if not all of the windows have been replaced.
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