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Roundshaw Estate under construction 1968
This Ariel shot taken from the east (probably above the Purley Way) and looking west shows the layout of most of the original estate back in 1968. ...
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The Old Roundshaw Estate - Redford Avenue
This picture taken in Redford Avenue shows the 233 bus. It also shows one of the famous walkways traversing the road. It was said that you could w ...
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The Old Roundshaw Estate - The Shopping Square
The old shopping square was one of the community hubs for the old Roundshaw Estate. In the early days of the estate there weren't many local shops ...
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Row Way looking from Instone Close 1982-84
In this picture of the old estate from the early eighties, before demolition, you can see the noteworthy Croydon skyline in the back ground.
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Roundshaw Festival Baby competition June 1988
This picture shows a baby competition in Roundshaw Park at the old Roundshaw Carnival. The annual carnival started in 1967, and only ended in rece ...
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Old Roundshaw Estate 1987
This photo details one of the walkways on the old Roundshaw Estate. The entire estate could be crossed via the overhead walkways. The blocks and w ...
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Old Roundshaw Estate 1970
This picture details Shaw Way, which as the last high rise block to be demolished in 2004. A furniture van from the famous Reeves store in Croydon ...
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Old Roundshaw Estate - Mollison Drive 1970
This picture shows Mollison Drive the main road which goes through the estate. The new homes and community buildings were built around the existin ...
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Old Roundshaw Estate c1970
This picture shows the bus stop outside the main shopping square on the estate. The former Library, Community Centre and an estate pub were also l ...
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Old Roundshaw Estate - Old Library
This picture shows the former Roundshaw Library. Following demolition in 2000, the Phoenix Centre was built on the site which includes a new Library.
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Old Roundshaw Estate - Pic 1
These blocks facing Mollison Drive were demolished in 2001 to make way for new homes as part of the regeneration.
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Old Roundshaw Estate - Pic 2
In the foreground of this picture is Barnard Close which is the only system built block to be refurbished. Works were carried out by the Council a ...
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GLC Leader Desmond Plummer & 1st GLC tenants on the old Roundshaw Estate 16 July 1968
This picture shows the GLC leader welcoming their first tenants on to the estate in 1968.
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Opening of McIntosh Close Sept 1979
This picture shows the opening of McIntosh Close, which was one of the later blocks built by Sutton Council in 1979. These blocks were refurbished ...
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Old Roundshaw Estate Youth Centre opening - Bob Wilson Arsenal FC goalkeeper speaking
This picture details the former Arsenal and Scotland goalkeeper Bob Wilson at the opening of the Old Roundshaw Youth Centre in 1970.
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Old Roundshaw's first family - Thomas & Phyllis Levett moving in 17 August 1967
The Levetts were the first family to move into a Sutton Council property on the estate.
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Horsa Close - party for a Royal Wedding 23 July 1986
This picture shows residents celebrating a Royal Wedding with a fancy dress party on the old walkways in 1986. The celebration was for the wedding ...
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Horsa Close - party for a Royal Wedding 23 July 1986 No 2
This picture shows residents and the Mayor celebrating a Royal Wedding with a fancy dress party on the old walkways in 1986. The celebration was f ...
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Old Roundshaw Estate c1970 No 2
This picture details a brass band playing outside the old Roundshaw Library.
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Roundshaw Festival - 20th Anniversary June 1987
This picture shows celebrations at the old Roundshaw Carnival. The annual carnival started in 1967, and only ended in recent years.
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Ariel view of Roundshaw & Purley Way 1987
This aerial shot shows the part of the site of the old Croydon Airport with the old estate in the centre of the picture. The estate was built on t ...
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Roundshaw Festival - 20th Anniversary June 1987 No 2
This picture shows celebrations at the old Roundshaw Carnival. The annual carnival started in 1967, and only ended in recent years.
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Roundshaw Park Carnival 27 June 1987
This picture shows celebrations at the old Roundshaw Carnival. The annual carnival started in 1967, and only ended in recent years. The maypole ce ...
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Roundshaw Youth Centre 1970
These youngsters relaxing in the original Roundshaw Youth Centre are sporting the latest in suedehead fashion, common in the 1970s. Crombie coats ...
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