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This low rise block of flats was commissioned in 1966 by H M Russell, a long established building contractor in East London. Contract period was 15 months and the Contract value R800 000.00. Located adjacent to St James Park in Southerwood, the building was planned in a U shape, with vehicular access on the west side, into the open side of the courtyard . The parking bays are on ground floor, below each of the three wings of the building.
Information from a brochure prepared by the architectural practice of Osmond Lange Vandeverre Haarhoff Goldswain & Burger of East London, circa 1983.
Information sent to us by William MARTINSON.
All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.