Brandon Estate, Southwark, one of the largest of the London County Couincils housing estates
Brandon Estate, Southwark, one of the largest of the London County Couincil's housing estates. There are six 18-storey blocks which rise to 170 ft to give a fine view over London, and a feature of these blocks are the penthouses, of which there are four in each comprising bed-sitting room flats, and sixty-four 3-room flats. Each flat has its own private balcony, constant hot water and warm air central heating. The estate covers an area of 36 acres to the south-east of Kennington Park, and replaces an area of dingy 19th century houses interspersed with bombsites. As well s the tall blocks, there are mainsonettes and two-storey houses for families who want gardens, bungalows for old people.
19th January 1960
Queen distributes Royal Maundy. The Queen and Prince Philip attended the Maundy
Queen distributes Royal Maundy.
The Queen and Prince Philip attended the Maundy service at Westminster Abbey during which her Majesty distributed the tradional Royal Maundy. Photo shows: 88-yr-old Mrs Julia Talbot of Westminster, was clearly delighted with the Royal Maundy she received.
7th April 1966
The Royal Family posing in the gardens at Frogmore, Windsor, for special birthday
The Royal Family posing in the gardens at Frogmore, Windsor, for special birthday photographs for the Queen's 42nd birthday. Something is attracting the attention of the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Andrew. Prince Edward and the corgi are attracting the attention of the Queen, Princess Anne and the Prince of Wales at the back
April 21st 1968