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Hallfield Estate, City of Westminster, London
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The Hallfield Estate is a large housing project comprising 15 blocks of flats designed by the futuristic architect, Berthold Lubethkin; just one of many blocks of council flats built soon after World War Two.  They had been administered by the LCC (London County Council) and later by Westminster City Council who sold very many of the flats off in the 1980s and 90s after the Right to Buy policy had been adopted by that Conservative dominated council.  The going price of one of these flats today is extremely high due to being in Bayswater, which is considered a particularly desirable London address.

The 41 JPEG photographs for this panorama were shot with a relatively simple 3 MP point-and-shoot camera which accounts for the less than perfect quality.

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Copyright: Mark Schuster
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Uploaded: 12/04/2013
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