Uncovered: Thanet's Historical Housing Hotspots – Where Time Stands Still!
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Uncovered: Thanet's Historical Housing Hotspots – Where Time Stands Still! | Cooke & Co

Uncovered: Thanet's Historical Housing Hotspots – Where Time Stands Still!

These heatmaps of Margate, Broadstairs, and Ramsgate visually highlight the areas with homes built between World War I and World War II. The darker red regions represent the areas with a higher concentration of homes from this period, standing out against the grey regions where no homes from that era exist.

Margate Properties Built World War 1 to 2

Broadstairs Properties Built World War 1 to 2

Ramsgate Properties Built World War 1 to 2

Challenging Times for Thanet's Builders

The interwar period was marked by a challenging economic landscape. The Great Depression of the 1930s led to widespread unemployment and reduced economic activity, which made home construction difficult. Additionally, funding for public housing was limited, and high-interest rates deterred private investment. Social unrest and political instability further dampened growth in the property market.

Resilient Growth Amidst Adversity

Despite these conditions, certain areas in Thanet experienced growth, reflecting the changing housing needs and the influence of early urban planning efforts. This graphic provides a fascinating insight into the area's development and offers a window into a unique chapter of British housing history.

If you're intrigued by the historical layers that make up Thanet's towns and are considering buying or selling in this historically rich area, contact Cooke & Co today. With over 30 years of experience, we are the go-to experts in the Thanet property market, ready to assist you every step of the way.

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