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Kennedy House

Hob Uid: 1506146
Location :
Bradford
Bradford
Keighley
Grid Ref : SE0562139567
Summary : A thirteen-storey slab block built as public housing. The block contains 99 dwellings. Construction commenced in 1964 and was completed in 1965.
More information : The block was commissioned by Keighley Municipal Borough Council. 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 £281,277. The block was officially opened by Mayor Alderman F. Jeffrey JP on 21st June 1965. (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 1964-65
Monument End Date : 1965
Monument Start Date : 1964
Monument Type : Tower Block, Slab 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 03 NE 124
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : TOWER BLOCK DATABASE PILOT PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2009-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31