Council House Construction In The UK

Council House Building in Britain

In the years before The First World War, housing in Britain was almost all supplied by private builders, whether under contract to firms and businesses, or private enterprise.

The industrial growth of the nineteenth century had drawn housing close to the working heart, of the mines, the shipbuilders, the steel mills or cotton mills. Indeed, railway companies built complete communities to ensure that their railways would be used.

With little planning, long streets of terraced housing appeared in Continue reading “Council House Construction In The UK”