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Building Our Past

The History of Everyday Buildings.

  • Based in United Kingdom
  • Roughly one post per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2021 4
2022 7
2023 3
2024 1

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

A Date for Findlater’s Corner
Findlater’s Corner – a prominent site on the western approach to London Bridge railway station – was restored to its original glory by The Arch Company, working with Benedict O’Looney Architects, in 2022. The result …
On , by buildingourpast, 696 words
Introducing Self-Service Shopping in the British Isles
The co-operative movement is considered the pioneer of self-service shopping in the UK. It opened its first self-service section in Romford in 1942 and its first fully self-service store in Upton Park in 1948. My …
On , by buildingourpast, 568 words
Debunking ‘Britain’s First Supermarket’: The Myth of Manor Park
On 12 January 2023 social media was awash with blogs and posts – including ones published by respected bodies like the British Library and Historic England – celebrating the opening of ‘the first British supermarket’ …
On , by buildingourpast, 634 words