The Latter 20th Century Village in Kent

For many years SPAN had professed an ambition to become involved in a large scale comprehensive development. A plot of land that had once formed part of both North Ash Farm and New House Farm was bought in 1961. The name New Ash Green was derived from these two farms.

In the Statement from SPAN publicity brochure 1967, ‘This Village is planned as a ‘whole’ place created for Twentieth Century living and providing for Twentieth Century people’s needs’...

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Concretopia

Our researcher Patrick Ellard appears in a new book Concretopia published by Faber & Faber in 2013. Read more