Corbett Heritage Sign Unveiled!

The Corbett Estate now has its very own heritage sign, which explains the background to why it was built and who did the building. The sign stands outside the Corbett Community Library on Torridon Road, and was officially unveiled on 12th September 2021 by Janet Daby (MP for Lewisham East) and Damien Egan (Mayor of…

The memoirs of Harry Sutton

We’re very lucky to have been given a personal memoir written by someone who grew up on the Corbett Estate in the early 1900’s. Harry Sutton was just five when his family moved to Hither Green, and he paints a vivid picture of life on an Edwardian housing estate

Archibald Corbett film reaches Forest Gate

The Archibald Corbett documentary tour reached Forest Gate in east London on Thursday 26th April. Forest Gate is where Archibald’s housebuilding career started, when he and his father built an estate called Woodgrange from 1877. It’s the only one of seven London Corbett Estates to have been designated as a conservation area, and it contains hundreds of large Victorian…

Archibald Corbett film at the Hither Green festival

Following two packed screenings at the Bob Hope theatre in Eltham, we’re pleased to announce the next screening of Archibald Corbett: the Man and the Houses, the documentary about the founder of the Corbett Estate, as part of the Hither Green festival. The film will be shown by Hither Green Cinema on 19th May at St Swithuns RoadSE13 6RW. Doors:…