Plaque

First state-aided housing in Islington

Erection date: 8/1/1921

Inscription

This stone was erected the 8th of January 1921 in the Mayoralty of E H King Esq., J.P. to commemorate the first state-aided housing scheme commenced in the Borough of Islington.
CGE Fletcher, C.B.E. Town Clerk
ECP Monson, F.R.I.B.A., architect
Rice and Son, builders.

Commentary: No, we can't explain the purple bucket, but we do believe it to be a temporary embellishment.

Site: First state-aided housing in Islington (1 memorial)

N1, Halton Road, Halton Mansions

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First state-aided housing in Islington

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first state-aided housing in Islington

Halton Mansions was the first state-aided scheme in Islington, built in 1922-...

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C. G. E. Fletcher

Islington Town Clerk in 1915 and in 1921, the year the photo was taken. Andr...

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E. H. King, Mayor

Mayor of Islington in 1921

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E. C. P. Monson

Architect. Born Edward Charles Philip Monson, son of architect Edward Monson,...

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