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Courtesy of Cambridgeshire Collection

Cromwell Park Estate

A 1930s development

The photograph was published in the Cambridge Independent Press on 23 February 1934, with the caption:

“Alderman E O Brown lays the first brick on the Cromwell Park Estate, Coldham’s Lane, where a new building scheme is being started.”

The following plan of the estate was published in the Cambridge Daily News on 17 February 1934.

Cromwell Park Estate



Advertised as ‘The Nearest Building Estate to the Centre of Town’ by Cambridge Ideal Homes Limited, two types of housing were for sale with garage space, and prices were from £350.




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