Basic Site Details

Name: Housing scheme for Halesowen
Town, district or village: Halesowen
City or county: Birmingham
Country: England
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Jim Johnson's unsuccessful designs were for four-storey buildings (two two-storey maisonettes on top of each other), arranged in slab blocks as terraces on the sloping site.

The winning entry comprised 'point blocks' dotted around the site.

The buildings have been demolished.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1960 Competition designs submitted 


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 1James ('Jim') Henry JohnsonArchitect c. 1960 Unsuccessful competition designs


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Jim JohnsonInterview of Jim Johnson by Jessica Taylor, 30 October 2008