Market Lavington Museum

Canada Rise construction

Today we look at a photo which shows houses on Canada Rise nearing completion.

Building Canada Rise - circa 1968

Building Canada Rise – circa 1968

A group of workers chat about what the next task should be.

workers and their vehicles

Workers and their vehicles

The two vehicles nearest the camera both carry an F registration plate which means they were registered between August 1967 and July 1968. Scary to think that is almost 50 years ago.

These days, of course, the houses all look mature, with settled gardens. Quite a few have sprouted extensions but they still look solid and dependable.