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Heritage Lottery Funding for the Prefab Museum

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‘Prefab at 70’ celebration on the Excalibur Estate- 21 May

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Brockley: Prefab Walking Tour

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Congratulations to Elisabeth and Jane, the formidable duo behind the Prefab Museum project. The Prefab Museum has just won Heritage Lottery Fund support! The funding ensures they can continue developing the national prefab archive, organising prefab events and celebrating prefab life! Elisabeth and Jane have carried on working despite major setbacks (if you recall just …

Dear all, Contac We hope you are all well. As 2016 marks 70 years of prefabs, we are planning a few events to celebrate this unexpected anniversary – prefabs were supposed to last 10 to 15 years – ! The first one will be on The Excalibur Estate at St Mark’s Church Hall (Baudwin Road, …

The Prefab Museum will be organising a number of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the post war prefab building programme. They have launched a survey to discover what type of events we might be interested in. Prefab Museum Survey. The more responses they receive the better their position to plan and apply for …

The team behind the Prefab Museum project are back with another guided prefab walking tour, this time in Brockley and Nunhead. Date: Saturday 7 November Time: 12 noon Meet: Brockley Station. More details: www.prefabmuseum.uk The walk will end at The Ivy House around one hour – 90 minutes later. Please contact Elizabeth and Jane to a place. Contact www.elisabethblanchet.com www.prefabmuseum.uk Twitter: @BlanchetElisa

Edited Newsletter from Elizabeth and Jane, creators of the Prefab Museum. We hope you all had a lovely summer! The Team: We have been working on archiving all the documents, photos, illustrations we have been accumulating for years with the precious and clever help of Valentina and Layla, both students at the UCL MA Archives and …

As you may be aware by now, the Prefab Museum will not reopen on the Excalibur Estate in Catford. We made this decision for the safety and security of ourselves, volunteers and visitors, which we are unable to guarantee. When we began the Kickstarter campaign we were given assurances that the museum could stay open …

All photos-  copyright of Elisabeth Blanchet. Last Thursday there was a serious fire in the front bedroom of the brilliant Prefab Museum on the Excalibur estate, off Hazelbank Road.   The fire destroyed some equipment and art work, the wall and ceiling were damaged, but it appears to have been confined to that room. Smoke …

This month French Photographer Elizabeth Blanchet has published about the Excalibur Prefab Estate  in Catford. Pre-order your copy of  Prefab Homes Over the past few years Ms Blanchet has documented a unique community and way of life, and one which is rapidly becoming obsolete. With the help of residents and volunteers, a Museum has been established …