Jan Kovic's leather animals in the stable yard. Hatfield House
High Water at Stream Woods
The Market Place
How Plot 613 became No. 139 The Ryde. These photos were taken by the late Colin Bell and are reproduced here by kind permission of Hazel Bell - and with thanks to Aidan Bell who prepared the individual images for uploading to this web site.
Plot 613 on the Ryde loop, the starting point
Mechanical digger moves in
Work progresses on neighbouring plots.
Lorry arrives from Colt Houses, Ashford Kent
The foundation is laid
Assembling the timber frame
The sides are up . . . .
. . . . And now for the roof
French windows at the rear
Working on the interior
Rear of bungalow
Now to build the brick garage
Gordon Kime tiling the roof
Snow falls on the Ryde loop, 21st Jan. 1964
No 139 The Ryde completed. The house was called “ Carillion” as in a “Set of Bells” The Bell family moved into "Carillon" on 7 Feb 1964.