Southampton Prefabs

Anything I come across to do with prefabs, where I spent my childhood.

The prefab at Avoncroft

A terrific post from another blogger. I really must make the effort to visit the prefab.

The Accidental Photographer


It’s a lovely prefab in a lovely museum, which takes you back in time and over 700 years of history.


Home to over 30 different buildings and structures which have been rescued and re-built in rural Worcestershire, Avoncroft Museum is spread over 19 acres of beautiful Worcestershire countryside and includes a wildflower meadow, period gardens, a traditional cider and perry orchard as well as the collection of historic buildings… and a post-war prefab!


We went to visit the open air museum – open in 1967, it was the first UK open air museum – last Friday with Jane, my friend and partner in The Prefab Museum.


We were kindly invited by the museum’s staff to discuss the possibility of a future collaboration as 2016 is marking 70 years of post-war prefabs, although they were supposed to last 10 years!


Here is a bit of history of this lovely prefab:…

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  1. Thanks a lot for reblogging Mike!

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