Basic Site Details

Name: RIBA-Ideal Home House Competition
Town, district or village: Harlow and Stockport
City or county:  
Country: England
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Notes: jointly sponsored by RIBA and 'Ideal Home' magazine
sites at Harlow and Stockport

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Housing  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219612 January 1962 accepting applications for Housing Group Design Competition through 2 Jan 1962 per Builder 8 Dec 1961 p1081
Item 2 of 21961  competition involves design of several types of dwellings and planning the layout of one or both of the two 4 1/2 acre sites; the two first premiums of 1,000 are additional to the RIBA scale fees payable to the winning architects when the sites are developed per Builder p1081


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitect 19611962assessor
Item 2 of 3Donald GibsonArchitect 19611962assessor
Item 3 of 3George Grenfell-Baines (Professor Sir)Architect 19611962assessor


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder29 September 1961  'Competitions Open' p571
Item 2 of 3Builder6 October 1961  'Competition News: Housing Group Design' p628
Item 3 of 3Builder8 December 1961  'Competition News: RIBA-Ideal Home Competition' p1081