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VERY newly built by the look of it! Do you know what year that photo was taken? We moved in to our brand new house in 1951. I suppose the estate did look that raw and bare before people had made gardens but I don't remember it looking quite that empty. I guess maybe I was too young to notice such things.

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12 hours ago, Bilborough Girl said:

Do you know what year that photo was taken? We moved in to our brand new house in 1951. 

 

I think it was only a year or so before that.

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Now that I own the house I grew up in, I can tell you that the land upon which many of the houses were built was bought by the corporation from farmer Jackson at Old Park Farm. 

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