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Apartment in Stirling & Gowan’s 1950s Langham House Close in Richmond, London TW10

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Apartment in Stirling & Gowan’s 1950s Langham House Close in Richmond, London TW10

Another of these on the market. But any apartment in Stirling & Gowan’s 1950s Langham House Close in Richmond, London TW10 tends to be popular. You probably know that this development has grade II*-listed status, described by the 20th Century Society as ‘a benchmark against which all other apartment blocks can be measured’. So some […]

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Duplex apartment in the 1960s modernist Cliff Road Studios in London NW1

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Duplex apartment in the 1960s modernist Cliff Road Studios in London NW1

If you fancy yourself as an artist, then you might find this duplex apartment in Cliff Road Studios in London NW1 appealing. It’s an interesting building that initially gives the impression of being modernism from the first half of the 20th century. It’s much later. Cliff Road Studios dates to 1968, the work of architect […]

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Grade I-listed modernism: Apartment in the 1930s Berthold Lubetkin-designed Highpoint in London N6

Another chance to live in an apartment in the 1930s Berthold Lubetkin-designed Highpoint in London N6. It’s a chance many of us want too. These apartments rarely hang about on the market long, despite prices constantly rising, even for the more modest examples. Like this one. This is a two-bedroom apartment on the first floor […]

Grade II-listed modernism: 1950s Span apartment in the Parkleys development, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey

A place we have featured before, but this 1950s Span apartment in the Parkleys development, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey is new to the market. It’s actually in Ham and in what’s described as a ‘tranquil’ setting. That’s a bonus, with the building itself being the star of the show. It’s a grade II-listed construction, the […]

Grade II-listed conversion: Limehouse Wharf apartment in London E14

Not all conversions are equal. This grade II-listed Limehouse Wharf apartment in London E14 is exceptional. We’re very fond of industrial conversions, but only when the work is carried out correctly. Basically, we want to see a lot of the past in its present. Thankfully that’s what we get in this grade II-listed conversion, which […]

Show apartments open in the 1930s Wallis, Gilbert and Partners-designed art deco Hoover Building in Perivale, west London

This was our most popular property find of 2016 before it was even built. So show apartments open in the 1930s Wallis, Gilbert and Partners-designed art deco Hoover Building in Perivale, west London should prove popular. A s you probably know, the building is Grade II* listed and an art deco icon from its days […]

1930s art deco: Apartment in the Frederick Gibberd-designed Pullman Court, London SW2

At the more affordable end of the spectrum is this 1930s apartment in the Frederick Gibberd-designed Pullman Court, London SW2. Affordable because this is an apartment, part of grade II-listed development on Streatham Hill and described as ‘among the finest Modern Movement housing in the UK’. The apartment is on ‘arguably the best block at […]

1950s modernism: Apartment in the Stirling & Gowan-designed Langham House Close, Richmond, Surrey

We did feature one of these last month. But this apartment in the Stirling & Gowan-designed Langham House Close, Richmond, Surrey is a slightly different proposition. The one we featured last time out had been renovated to a very high standards, but a number of original features had been lost in the changeover. This one […]

Barbican living: Triplex apartment in Bunyan Court on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

Yes, another opening in this ever-popular development. This time a triplex apartment in Bunyan Court on the Barbican Estate, London EC2. As you might know (if you are familiar with the Barbican), Bunyan Court is a terrace block that sits in the middle of the similar Bryer Court and John Trundle Court, together creating a […]

1930s modernism: Studio apartment in the 1930s Wells Coates-designed Isokon Building, London NW3

We don’t see many of these come up, so make sure you book a viewing to see this studio apartment in the 1930s Wells Coates-designed Isokon Building, London NW3. In fact, we have only featured one example before, a one-bedroom apartment back in 2014. Which perhaps suggests people move in, then rarely move out. If […]

Barbican living: Apartment in Cromwell Tower on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

This apartment in Cromwell Tower on the Barbican Estate, London EC2 really does offer quite a vantage point over the city. Cromwell Tower was completed in 1973 to a design by Chamberlin, Powell & Bon. A bold brutalist tower, it is 43 storey high, with 38 levels of flats and two of penthouses. Over those […]

1950s modernism: Stirling & Gowan-designed apartment in Langham House Close, Richmond, Surrey

Love this place. If you do too there is a 1950s Stirling & Gowan-designed apartment in Langham House Close, Richmond, Surrey on the market right now. A nice example too. As you might know, this Ham Common block dates from the late 1950s, with Grade II*-listed status given to the apartments more recently. It has […]

Barbican living: Split level apartment in Mountjoy House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

For many this is the Barbican dream. That’s because this split level apartment in Mountjoy House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y is both huge (for the Barbican) and original. Mountjoy House was constructed in 1971, a side to side terrace block on tall columns and, of course, on the Chamberlin, Powell & Bon-designed brutalist […]

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s George Bertram Carter-designed Taymount Grange in Forest Hill, London SE23

If the stunning art deco house in Great Easton was out of your price range, perhaps you can stretch to this apartment in the 1930s George Bertram Carter-designed Taymount Grange in Forest Hill, London SE23. Obviously this is a far more modest affair. But very much in the same style and of a similar era. […]

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

Surprisingly, we haven’t featured thus block before. But with an apartment in the 1930s art deco Du Cane Court in London SW12 just on the market, it seems like the perfect time to remedy that. It’s a distinctive building, one that dates back to 1937, the work of G. Kay Green and still in impressive […]

Art deco apartment: Flat in 1930s Kingfisher Court, East Molesey, Surrey

Interesting building. If you think so too, an apartment in the grade II-listed Kingfisher Court in East Molesey, Surrey has just come on the market. The building dates back to the 1930s and was designed by Guy Morgan. Perhaps its most notable feature is the rooftop canopy, which mimics the deck of a larger cruise […]

Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

Another opportunity to live in this sought after space, with an apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2 now up for sale. Seddon House was constructed in 1974, a terrace on the Chamberlin, Powell & Bon-designed brutalist estate made up of 75 flats and maisonettes. Grade II-listed of course. On offer here […]

1930s modernism: Apartment in the Berthold Lubetkin-designed Highpoint I building in London N6

I don’t think we have featured one of these since last year. So do check out this apartment in the Berthold Lubetkin-designed Highpoint I building in London N6 if you want to live in a 1930s modernist icon. Of course, this was designed by Berthold Lubetkin, constructed by Tecton and is Grade I-listed by English […]

Barbican living: Apartment in Frobisher Crescent on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

Yes, another opportunity to live in this sought after part of the capital. Specifically an apartment in Frobisher Crescent on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y. This time we are in Frobisher Crescent, which as you might know is one of the later parts of the Barbican to be offered as residential space. Why? Well, the […]

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Wallis, Gilbert and Partners-designed Wallis House in Brentford, London TW8

With all the interest in the Hoover Building renovation, I thought it might be an idea to flag up this apartment in the 1930s Wallis, Gilbert and Partners-designed Wallis House in Brentford, London TW8. Why? Well, the same people behind the Hoover Building were also behind this factory, which was constructed in the mid-1930s and […]

Brutalist apartment: One-bedroom flat in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10

How do you fancy living in this brutalist masterpiece? If you do, there is a one-bedroom flat in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10 now on the market. Yes, we are back to Trellick Tower, hot on the heels of the Airbnb place and the rental we flagged up in this 1960s grade II-listed […]

Airbnb find: Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10

We featured an apartment to rent in here last week, but if you want to sample the building first, you can. Via a stay in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10 through Airbnb. Yes, a place in the iconic grade II-listed brutalist building can be booked on a nightly basis. But to an entire […]

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Frederick Gibberd-designed Pullman Court, London SW2

A building we have featured in the past, but this apartment in the Frederick Gibberd-designed art deco Pullman Court, London SW2 is perhaps the most stylish of the ones we have showcased. The building itself is obviously an attraction too. A grade II-listed 1930s development often described as the one the finest examples of modern […]

Brutalist rental: Apartment in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10

Fancy living in a brutalist icon? You can if you opt for this apartment in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10. Pretty high up too. This place is on the 24th floor of the grade II-listed building, which obviously means some stunning views of the capital each and every day, either from your bedroom […]

Barbican living: Type 20 apartment in Speed House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

It looks pretty bare, but at least you can see what you get with this Type 20 apartment in Speed House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y. Basically, an apartment in Speed House, dating back to 1969 and the first terrace block to be built on the site. As you probably know, the Barbican is […]

1950s Span house: Eric Lyons-designed apartment in Hallgate on the Cator Estate, Blackheath, London SE3

Ok, not quite a Span House. This is a Span flat. Or if you prefer, an Eric Lyons-designed apartment in Hallgate on the Cator Estate, Blackheath, London SE3. Dating back to the late 1950s, this is an apartment on the second floor of a building described by the Twentieth Century Society as ‘one of the […]

On the market: Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

Another opportunity to live on this grade II-listed development. In this case an apartment in Andrewes House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y. You may or may not know that Andrewes House was the second Barbican block to be completed, dating back to July 1969. It is a terrace block, running along the south side […]

On the market: Apartment in the 1930s Sir Owen Williams Pioneer Centre in London SE15

Not only in an architecturally interesting structure, this apartment in the 1930s Sir Owen Williams Pioneer Centre in London SE15 is also said to be in the best position in that particular building. So a double whammy. But first off, let’s focus on the building itself. That dated back to 1935, a grade II* listed […]

On the market: Apartment in the 1930s grade II-listed moderne Dorset House in London NW1

Fancy something stylish in the capital? Check out this apartment in the grade II-listed moderne Dorset House in London NW1. The building itself was the work of architects T P Bennett and Son around 1934 to 1935 in conjunction with consulting architect Joseph Emberton and with reliefs by Eric Gill. Moderne or art deco? We […]

In need of renovation: Two-bedroom apartment in the 1950s Eric Lyons-designed Parkleys development in Ham, Richmond, Surrey

These places have appeared on these pages in various states of update over the years. This two-bedroom apartment in the 1950s Eric Lyons-designed Parkleys development in Ham, Richmond, Surrey perhaps needs a little more work than most. In this case, that is no bad thing. Obviously the price will reflect that and as an added […]