The Residential Growth of Benfleet

Summer Garden Parties

Mrs Marchant's charity event at Sweet Briar Farm House Garden date unknown.
From the collection of the late Kath Fisher with the permission of Paddy Marrisson
John Marrison talking about the expansion of Benfleet and the social life of that time.
"DVT_D011.MP3" from land dev garden parties by john marrison. Released: 2011. Track .
John Marrison talking about the type of houses that were starting to be built in Benfleet.
Description of house construction in 1930's

About 1910 – 1930 Explains how land was sold for residential development and the social activities these people enjoyed.


***About 1950’s Finishes with the sale of some of the large gardens for smaller houses.


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