Fibro homes made home ownership attainable after the war

By Carol Roberts, National Trust (hawkesbury Branch)
Updated November 27 2015 - 2:26pm, first published 1:13pm
FIBRO DREAM HOME: The author's childhood home at 44 Court Street, Windsor around 1960. Her mother Iris Cammack is in the driveway. The house now has a brick facade. Picture: Bert Hornery
FIBRO DREAM HOME: The author's childhood home at 44 Court Street, Windsor around 1960. Her mother Iris Cammack is in the driveway. The house now has a brick facade. Picture: Bert Hornery

A shortage of building materials after the end of World War II, combined with an acute post-war rental housing shortage, saw the increased use of one of the wonder products of the twentieth century: fibro.

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