• The estate today
  • View from the railway
  • View of Block B

Alexandra Road Estate

Neave Brown

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Rowley Way, NW8 0SN
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Partial disabled access, Refreshments, Bookshop, Toilets
The estate is among the most ambitious social housing schemes of its time and was listed Grade II* in 1993. This year visits to the estate will focus on recent community initiatives to restore and reuse various areas for local benefit.

Access

Saturday 22nd

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  • Guided Tour every 30 mins (10.15am-4pm). Guided tours will be led throughout the day on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign-up and tour departure from the Alexandra & Ainsworth TRA Hall starting at 10am.

Sunday 23rd

Open 10am–5pm

Self-guided tours. Information and refreshments available at the Alexandra & Ainsworth TRA Hall.

Design

Original design
Neave Brown, 1978
Landscape design
Janet Jack, 1981
Restoration
Janet Jack, J & L Gibbons, Erect, 2015
Type
Public realm/landscape, Housing
Period
Post-war