Basic Site Details

Name: Juniper Street housing
Town, district or village: Tower Hamlets
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: 264 dwellings in two-, four-, five- and eight-storey blocks. (flats maisonettes and houses)

A research report on the project, 'Juniper Street Site: Tower Hamlets - Proposals', was published in 1969.

Cost 2,100,000

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Housing 264 dwellings in two, four, five and eight-storey blocks

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Juniper Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1Late 1960s or early 1970s Build/construction 


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(Professor) Charles Calthorpe RobertsonArchitectALate 1960s or early 1970s As Director of ARU
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh University Housing Research Unit (HRU) / Architecture Research Unit (ARU)Architectural Department (New Towns etc)ALate 1960s or early 1970s  
Item 3 of 3Ingolfur HelgasonArchitectAEarly 1970s * Working for ARU

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Greater London Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Ingolfur HelgasonInterview of Ingolfur Helgason by Jessica Taylor, 20 January 2009  
Item 2 of 2Professor Charles Robertson's CVInformation sent from Professor Charles Robertson to Yvonne Hillyard, October 2010