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The Observer Aug 7 1966
CC info sheet draft 1994
Span Homes Come Full Circle
Under Construction: note the scaffolding shelter which Building Span were early adopters of.
Maidenhead Advertiser 11th March 1966
Houses for the ‘lively minds’ outrage the ‘trads’ of Taplow.
Slough Observer 3 June 1966
No more award-winning ‘egg-boxes’ for Bucks!
Slough Observer 29th September 1967
Span chief is fed up with our backward planners
Slough Observer article 29th September 1967
Taplow estate (tops!) confounds the critics.
Slough and Eton Express 15 September 1967
Independent On Sunday Oct 1992 – Tony Read’s Note
Independent On Sunday Oct 1992 p70
Independent On Sunday Oct 1992 p71
Independent On Sunday Oct 1992 p72
Independent On Sunday Oct 1992 p73
Spic & Span – Feb 1995
Sunday Telegraph 2015-05-10
Original mushroom lights described in the Export Gazette in 1967
Housing estate celebrates 50 years – Maidenhead Advertiser 8th September 2016
Some screen-captures from the BBC documentary on Span Estates filmed in the late 1960s:
18-20 and garages
The end of the road showing a view to the Old Rectory and the Church!
See also the Similar Places page.