World’s End, the pride of Eric Lyons

All of the flats have balconies offering river and parkland views that the wealthy pay substantial sums for on the other side of the Thames.

When the World’s End housing estate was completed in Chelsea in 1977 after 10 years of construction, it was deemed a failure. Three decades on, the enduring excellence of the design by Eric Lyons and HT Cadbury-Brown is recognised by architects and the people who live there

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