New homes for Curzon Howe Road, Portsea

Plaque unveiling at Curzon Howe Road, Portsea, 1912.
Plaque unveiling at Curzon Howe Road, Portsea, 1912.
You might struggle with this scene but it is in fact looking across Waite Street, Cosham. The tram is heading for Spur Road.  Picture: Barry Cox Collection

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Plaque unveiling, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea, 1912.

The first council houses were built on the site of White’s Row. Forty-three two-storey houses went up in Curzon Howe Road, named after Admiral Curzon Howe. They were built specifically for the people displaced by the slum clearance.