Back to News

From the archive: 'Letchworth Garden City as a Health Centre' (January 1911)

Each month, we're taking a journey back through the TCPA archive. This month's featured content appeared in the 1911 January edition of the TCPA Journal. The topic of healthy place-making is one that continues to be a central theme in the TCPA's work today.


Letchworth Garden City as a Health Centre
by Harold Craske
'Letchworth is a health centre... because it is a town built on modern lines with a liberal allowance of garden to every house, with plenty of open spaces, and all the benefits of sanitation and good hygienic housing that modern science can command. The Great hospitals of England, maintained very largely by the subscriptions and donations of the charitable public, deal with people when they are ill; Garden City prevents illness.' 

Read the full article.

From the archive: 'Somewhere for the kids' (December 2000)