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11 Calder Drive Sighthill

20th June 1961
11 Calder Drive Sighthill

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This picture taken in 1961 shows my home from 1949, when I was born, until 1965/6 when it was demolished.
Supposed to only last two years, it shows no sign of wear and tear after 14 years and remained so for another 4 years.
This type was called the AILOH(Aircraft Industries Research Organisation and Housing) and was the second tranche built on the Estate in 1947.
The house was made from Aluminium sheets including the roof.

Stuart Laidlaw Added by Stuart Laidlaw

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