Cottage Homes, Waterloo, Dalton

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Details

  • location: off Wakefield Road, Waterloo, Dalton
  • status: still exists
  • category: almshouses

The Cottage Homes are twenty properties arranged in an arc, built in 1929-30 by Huddersfield Corporation as part of their Diamond Jubilee celebrations and were "designed for old couples".[1] The properties were completed by November 1930.[2]

Extracts

Social Services in Huddersfield (1951):

NEW BATHS AND COTTAGE HOMES
To mark the Diamond Jubilee of the Incorporation of the Borough, memorial stones of the new Public Baths in Cambridge Road and the Cottage Homes at Waterloo were laid by the Mayor (Aid. Thomas Canby) on October 23rd, 1929. The Homes, of which the first four blocks will consist of two blocks of four houses each and two blocks of six houses each, are intended to serve for aged persons in difficult circumstances. The houses are specially equipped with modern conveniences and facilities to make their maintenance easy.

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Location

Notes and References

  1. "Cottage Homes" in Leeds Mercury (20/Dec/1928).
  2. "Homes for Old Folks" in Leeds Mercury (25/Oct/1930).