Characteristics of Post War houses include: Exterior:
- Plain flat walls with oblong picture windows.
- Light painted coloured woodwork.
- Low pitched roof with an end gable finished with a prominent but unadorned barge board painted white.
- Brown or grey concrete roof tiles
- Cladding of tiles (usually of concrete), white painted boarding applied between the ground and first windows.
- Terraces without chimney stacks as houses built with central heating - decline of coal fires due to the Clean Air Act in 1956.
- Open Plan
- Fitted Kitchens
- PVC, Formica, fibreglass, rubber, melamine, aluminium, vinyl, plastics
- Spacious hall ways