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White City Estate, 1939 EPW062152

The London County Council White City Estate, Olympic Stadium and Loftus Road football ground, Shepherds Bush, London, from the south-west, 9th July 1939. Queens Park Rangers FC. QPR

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EDITORS COMMENTS
This aerial photograph, taken by Aerofilms for Historic England on the 9th of July 1939, offers a unique perspective of White City Estate in Shepherds Bush, London. The image showcases an intriguing blend of urban development, residential areas, and sporting facilities. At the heart of the scene lies the iconic White City Estate, a large-scale social housing project initiated by the London County Council. The estate, with its neatly arranged blocks of flats, epitomizes the modernist architectural trends of the time. The use of open spaces, communal gardens, and tree-lined streets aimed to provide residents with a healthy and vibrant living environment. To the north of the estate, the Olympic Stadium stands proudly, a testament to the city's rich sporting history. The stadium, which hosted the 1948 Summer Olympics, is a significant landmark in London's sporting landscape. Its presence not only adds to the area's distinctive character but also highlights the community's commitment to physical activity and athletic pursuits. In the bottom left corner of the photograph, Loftus Road football ground, home to Queens Park Rangers Football Club, can be seen. The stadium, with its distinctive floodlights, adds to the area's diverse mix of facilities and further underscores the importance of community and recreation in the lives of the residents. This photograph is a fascinating snapshot of a bygone era, offering a glimpse into the past and the evolving urban landscape of London. It serves as a reminder of the importance of community, sport, and the role of urban planning in shaping the lives of city dwellers.

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