Pre-fabricated housing industry in post-war Britain's factories
Gaumont British Ident
SLATE INFORMATION: New Housing for Britain
HOUSES AND HOUSING SCHEMES. People designing post war houses. German P.O.W.s. laying foundations & digging drains. War factories turned over to housing production. (Shots of). Gen. Sir Frederick Pile & Duncan Sandys. visit housing site. Aerial view of housing colony. Different types of houses seen:- Aluminum, The Wate-s, (mostly concrete). Howard house, (Shots of interior.) The Orlit House, & the Braithwaite House.
PILE Lt. Gen. Sir Frederick Alfred, 2nd Baronet GCB DSO MC (1884-1976) Bart. Visits housing site.W. Duncan Sandys.
PRISONERS OF WAR. German P.O.W.s digging drains etc. for new houses.
SANDYS, Mr & Mrs Duncan Visits housing site w. Sir F. Pile.
SANDYS, Edwin Duncan, Baron Duncan-Sandys CH PC (1908-1987) Minister of Works
Home destruction, drafting, Draughtsman, temporary housing, prisoners of war, construction, crane, workers, machinery, demobilisation, flats, Waits House, Howard House, housewives, furnance, thermostat, Braceway house
Background: Pre-fabricated housing industry in post-war Britain's factories