The Victorian terrace: An endangered species again?

No. 21 March 2006 Victorian terraced houses have been in the news a lot over the past year. The government is convinced that demolishing them is the solution to the 'housing problem' which affects some areas in the North of England: low demand and consequently low prices. It is typical of our times that the programme is called the 'Housing Market Renewal Initiative', as Stefan Muthesius points out in his article, which considers the state of the Victorian terrace today. The 1960s might at least have prefer

The Victorian terrace: An endangered species again? Stefan Muthesius considers the state of terraced housing in Britain twenty-five years after writing TheEnglish Terraced House

Pathway to destruction? Ann Morgan, the Victorian Society's Community Engagement Officer, on the Society's reaction to proposed mass demolition of terraced housing

Renovation and care of the terraced house Ann Robey discusses the pattern of change in London's eastern suburbs

House notes edited by Kit Wedd