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Haley Court

Hob Uid: 1505641
Location :
Grid Ref : SE0925925938
Summary : Three fifteen-storey H-plan tower blocks built as public housing, known respectively as Haley Court, Range Court and Akroyd Court. Each block contains 85 dwellings. Haley Court and Akroyd Court are known to consist of 28 one-bedroom flats and 57 two-bedroom flats. Construction is of in-situ reinforced concrete frame. Akroyd Court is known to have used brick infill panels also. The architect was Vincent Gorbing. Construction was approved by committee in 1964.
More information : The blocks were constructed for Halifax County Borough Council. The Primary and Alternate addresses are the individual addresses of each block; all are current and of equal status. The Alternate Name is the name that was given to the contract for the development. (1)

It is not known whether the same construction techniques were used for all three blocks. (2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Tower block : modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Source details : Gazetteer 1
Page(s) : 365
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Source Number : 2
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Personal archive of Dr Miles Glendinning held at Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Mid 20th Century
Display Date : Construction approved 1964
Monument End Date : 1964
Monument Start Date : 1964
Monument Type : Tower Block, Council Flats
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 02 NE 184
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Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2009-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31