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Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing



Municipal Dreams

Pub Date : 2018-05-15 | Author : John Boughton | Publisher : Verso Books

ISBN 10 : 9781784787424
ISBN 13 : 1784787426

A narrative history of council housing—from slums to the Grenfell Tower Urgent, timely and compelling, Municipal Dreams brilliantly brings the national story of housing to life. ..



Cook S Camden

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Mark Swenarton | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1848222041
ISBN 13 : 9781848222045

The housing projects built in Camden in the 1960s and 1970s when Sydney Cook was borough architect are widely regarded as the most important urban housing built in the UK in the pa..


Estates

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Lynsey Hanley | Publisher : Granta Books

ISBN 10 : 1847087027
ISBN 13 : 9781847087027

Lynsey Hanley was born and raised just outside of Birmingham on what was then the largest council estate in Europe, and she has lived for years on an estate in London's East End. W..


Raw Concrete

Pub Date : 2016-04-21 | Author : Barnabas Calder | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448151295
ISBN 13 : 1448151295

'Brilliant' Elain Harwood 'Part history, part aesthetic autobiography, wholly engaging and liable to convince those procrastinators sitting (uncomfortably) on the concrete fence' J..


Custard Tarts And Broken Hearts

Pub Date : 2013-12-01 | Author : Mary Gibson | Publisher : Head of Zeus

ISBN 10 : 9781781855751
ISBN 13 : 1781855757

'Mary Gibson is going to go a long way... a really good read' Dee Williams. Heartwarming and gritty, the story of a factory girl in Bermondsey through World War 1. They call them c..


Respectable

Pub Date : 2016-04-21 | Author : Lynsey Hanley | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9781846142079
ISBN 13 : 1846142075

Society is often talked about as a ladder, which you can climb from bottom to top. The walls are less talked about. This book is about how people try to get over them, what it mean..


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