Photos taken May 2009.
Kingsley Place is a housing development on a sloping site in Highgate. There are four types of houses in total. The arrangement of terraces around cul-de-sacs with no through traffic means the area is very quiet and unexpectedly suburban in character.
The yellow brick is similar to that used in the Georgian buildings in Highgate. The modern appearance is achieved primarily by the flat roofs but also by the concrete and dark-stained wood horizontal bands that articulate each floor. The individual houses are demarcated by being offset from each other slightly which also prevents the front facade of the terrace from being a single unbroken flat plane. The window frames are painted white but the arrangement is unusual and assymetrical with windows of varying width spanning the full height from floor to ceiling.
The development won a housing design award in 1968.