The Spirit of Span Housing

At a time when the search is on for the £60,000 house, this little book on Span housing, another affordable housing solution that spawned no fewer than 30 housing estates, is a timely read. Between 1948 and 1984, Span sought to bridge the gap between speculative mass building and the ...

This is premium content. 

Only logged in subscribers have access to it.

Login or SUBSCRIBE to view this story

Gated access promo

Existing subscriber? LOGIN

A subscription to Building Design will provide:

  • Unlimited architecture news from around the UK
  • Reviews of the latest buildings from all corners of the world
  • Full access to all our online archives
  • PLUS you will receive a digital copy of WA100 worth over £45.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

Alternatively REGISTER for free access on selected stories and sign up for email alerts