Manygate Lane in Shepperton was once home to the likes of Tom Jones and Julie Christie – and it still swings

When Tim Bubb first stepped inside his two-bedroom terrace in Shepperton, Middlesex – one of Swiss architect Edward Schoolheifer’s 1964 masterpieces – years of house-hunting came to an end. “I knew within seconds that we’d buy it,” Bubb, 36, says. “It was so exciting, standing in this iconic house I’d desperately wanted for so long, with its original features intact.”

Bubb, who runs a mid-century furniture business had lusted after Schoolheifer’s radical terraces in Manygate Lane since…

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