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Cundy Street Flats Gardens Westminster
Summary: On both sides of Cundy Street are blocks of flats in well-tended landscape settings. To the north is a development by T P Bennett of 1952 and to the south a series of 1930s blocks with curved balconies with curved brick and stone retaining walls at the entrances. Both estates have lawns with shrubberies at the margins. Nikolaus Pevsner described Cundy Street Flats as 'four generously spaced blocks. . . These funny creatures have the upright profiles and coloured cylindrical columns of the fifties, with the long rounded balconies of the thirties used to create a kind of vertical crenellation, and sashes of early Georgian pattern'.
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Site location: Cundy Street, off Ebury Street, Belgravia
Postcode: SW1 > Google Map
Type of site: Housing/Estate Landscaping
Date(s): 1950-52
Designer(s): T P Bennett
Listed structures:
Borough: Westminster
Site ownership: Grosvenor Estate
Site management: Grosvenor Estate Gardens Department
Open to public? No
Opening times: Access only to residents of Lochmore, Stack, Kylestrome & Laxford Houses
Special conditions:
Public transport: Rail/Tube: Victoria (District, Circle, Victoria)
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/11/2007
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Sources consulted:

Harold Clunn, the Face of London (c1950) p.388; Simon Bradley and Nikolaus Pevsner, 'The Buildings of England London 6: Westminster' (Yale University Press, 2003), p.751
Grid ref: TQ284786
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On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.
On Local List:
In Conservation Area: No
Conservation Area name:
Tree Preservation Order: No
Nature Conservation Area: No
Green Belt: No
Metropolitan Open Land: No
Special Policy Area: No
Other LA designation:

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