Building Sights: Series 4: 6. Alton Estate


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First transmitted in 1996, architect Sir Richard Rogers praises the Alton Housing Estate, in Roehampton, south London. Built in the 1950s by London County Council as a modern utopia, Rogers describes it as one of the best estates of its kind in the world.


Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 24 Aug 1997

Duration: 10 mins



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