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Delph House

Hob Uid: 1506143
Location :
Grid Ref : SE0647540550
Summary : Two twelve-storey slab blocks built as public housing. The blocks contain 96 one-bedroom flats and 96 three-bedroom flats, providing 192 dwellings in total. Construction commenced in 1961 and was completed in 1962.
More information : The blocks were commissioned by Keighley Municipal Borough Council. The Primary and Alternate addresses are the individual addresses of each tower block; both are current and of equal status. The Alternate Name is the name that was given to the contract for the development. (1)

George Wimpey & Co. Ltd.'s tender for the contract was £480,032. This included provision for 12 garages. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Tower block : modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Source details : Gazetteer 1
Page(s) : 366
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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 : Constructed 1961-62
Monument End Date : 1962
Monument Start Date : 1961
Monument Type : Slab Block, Tower Block, Council Flats
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 04 SE 227
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, TOWER BLOCK DATABASE PILOT PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2009-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31