Prefabs Catford London c1940s


2014-09-27 14.43.412014-09-27 14.43.332014-09-27 14.42.07   Prefabricated homes,built to help solve the housing shortage in London after the second world.These are in Catford but sadly will not be homes for much longer.A total of 186 prefabs were built just outside Catford and once demolition has finished,the council will be keeping just 6 as a point of historical interest.I spoke to one of the occupants and he said that the prefabs are boiling hot in the summer and freezing cold in the winter.He thinks its a positive move on the councils part but did say that the renovation of the site has caused a divide,with some tenants supportive of the changes and others totally against.

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