Group    From 1885 

Four Per Cent Industrial Dwellings Company

Categories: Social Welfare

Founded by Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild (1840-1915) and other Jewish philanthropists including Frederick Mocatta and Samuel Montagu to provide "the industrial classes with commodious and healthy Dwellings at a minimum rent". 1952 renamed as the Industrial Dwellings Society (1885) Ltd. Today known as IDS.

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Four Per Cent Industrial Dwellings Company

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