Rowley Way


Karl Diskin

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About a year and a half ago I viewed a 1 bed flat in RowleyWay in South Hampstead, the celebrated brutalist take on the terraced house typology designed by council architect Neave Brown in 1968, completed in 1978. The flat was a complete tip but with an exceptionally attractive price tag of £175,000.

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Whatever about the history of the place and the effort that would be required to make it liveable again; I’ve always loved the Alexandra Road Estate (of which Rowley Way is a part) and was very excited about the opportunity. Unfortunately despite the low price tag I wasn’t in a position to buy back…

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