The Overspill Project was kindly supported by TimePix who shared some amazing photographs of Langely estate being built. The photos, taken by Ordnance Survey for
the post-war survey, are affectionally known as ‘stick man photos’ as they depict an surveyor holding a grid refence board and making the exact point with a stick.

You can search more photos form the area at Alternatively you can navigate to the collection from the Time Pix home page,, to PHOTO MAPS, then choose Thematic Maps to find the Overspill page.