Howard Close, off the north side of Mansbridge Road, was built in 1927 by Herbert Collins and the Swaythling Housing Society. It was named after Ebenezer Howard, friend of Herbert Collins and founder of the Garden City movement, of which Collins was a supporter.

Howard Close

Image Unavailable

Photograph, c.1941


Further reading:
Building of England: Hampshire and the I.O.W., by Nikolaus Pevsner and David Lloyd, p589. (H/i)
Herbert Collins 1885-1975: Architect and Worker for Peace, by Robert Williams, p24, 27. (HS/i)


Navigation


Browse A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y-Z


Get Involved

If you wish to

  • suggest additional information for this entry
  • suggest amendments to this entry
  • offer your own research
  • make a comment

then fill in the form on the Contact page.