Last week’s post examined the huge growth of council housing that took place in Gateshead in the aftermath of World War One. Although some 10,500 children were evacuated at the beginning of the Second World War in September 1939, the town – despite being a major industrial centre – suffered very little from the wartime […]

via Council Housing in Gateshead, part II post-1945: ‘The world has moved on’ — Municipal Dreams

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