The dissertation below was very kindly sent in by Helen Simpson [ maiden name ], it was completed in the early 1960s by her mother Mrs Fay Simpson. Not all the maps and diagrams have been included due to size, their are a few diagrams at the end of this work and larger photo,s of the houses that have been photographed. Please don't refer to page numbers.
Diagram below shows Housing in Thurcroft in 1930
Below Thurcroft 1963.
Below, House building year by year.
Below, some of the first houses built in Thurcroft for the miners, Katherine St.
Below, Council Bungalows.
Below, Council Housing, School Rd area, 1920s.
Below, Colliery Housing, Laughton Rd.
Below, Arbour Drive area.
Below, Council Prefab , built before 1940.
Below, Top of Katherine Rd.
Below, Osbert Drive, 1950s.
Below, Katherine Rd.
Below, Bottom Club, Katherine St.