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As had Stewarts and Lloyds at Rockingham Road, the Corby UDC constructed a localised shopping precinct to serve the first phase of their building d

The BISF house, designed by Frederich Gibberd and Donovan Lee following the Burt Committee report of autumn 1945 on experimental housing types, was

Having begun construction of the plant, Stewarts and Lloyds were faced with the problem of housing the new workforce, an expected 1650 people, a fi

In 1939 the Corby Urban District Council was established, separating from the Kettering Rural District Council and taking responsibility for housin

On the 10th December 1947, the Corby UDC received approval from the Treasury to construct 218 Easiform houses and 250 Wates Houses to supplement th