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Newcastle upon Tyne, 1972

Families walking across a slum clearance site

 

Nick Hedges

 

Gimme Shelter: hard lives in British cities 1969-72

 

The housing and homelessness charity Shelter is 50 this year.

 

Shortly after its birth,

photographer Nick Hedges was dispatched

to cities in England and Scotland

to document the lives of families living in squalor.

G        Saturday 6 February 2016        12.27 GMT

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2016/feb/06/gimme-shelter-hard-lives-in-british-cities-1969-72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leeds, 1970

Crossing wasteland from back-to-back housing towards the railway line

 

Nick Hedges

 

 Gimme Shelter: hard lives in British cities 1969-72

 

The housing and homelessness charity Shelter is 50 this year.

 

Shortly after its birth,

photographer Nick Hedges was dispatched

to cities in England and Scotland

to document the lives of families living in squalor.

G        Saturday 6 February 2016        12.27 GMT

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2016/feb/06/gimme-shelter-hard-lives-in-british-cities-1969-72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bradford, 1970

Pushing a pram up an unadopted road

 

Nick Hedges

 

 Gimme Shelter: hard lives in British cities 1969-72

 

The housing and homelessness charity Shelter is 50 this year.

 

Shortly after its birth,

photographer Nick Hedges was dispatched

to cities in England and Scotland

to document the lives of families living in squalor.

G        Saturday 6 February 2016        12.27 GMT

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2016/feb/06/gimme-shelter-hard-lives-in-british-cities-1969-72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Sheffield, 1969

Street scene

 

Nick Hedges

 

Gimme Shelter: hard lives in British cities 1969-72

 

The housing and homelessness charity Shelter is 50 this year.

 

Shortly after its birth,

photographer Nick Hedges was dispatched

to cities in England and Scotland

to document the lives of families living in squalor.

G        Saturday 6 February 2016        12.27 GMT

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2016/feb/06/gimme-shelter-hard-lives-in-british-cities-1969-72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glasgow, 1971

View of tenement backs

 

Nick Hedges

 

 Gimme Shelter: hard lives in British cities 1969-72

 

The housing and homelessness charity Shelter is 50 this year.

 

Shortly after its birth,

photographer Nick Hedges was dispatched

to cities in England and Scotland

to document the lives of families living in squalor.

G        Saturday 6 February 2016        12.27 GMT

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2016/feb/06/gimme-shelter-hard-lives-in-british-cities-1969-72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liverpool, 1969

At the doorway of a multi-let

 

Nick Hedges

 

 Gimme Shelter: hard lives in British cities 1969-72

 

The housing and homelessness charity Shelter is 50 this year.

 

Shortly after its birth,

photographer Nick Hedges was dispatched

to cities in England and Scotland

to document the lives of families living in squalor.

G        Saturday 6 February 2016        12.27 GMT

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2016/feb/06/gimme-shelter-hard-lives-in-british-cities-1969-72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liverpool, 1969

A young boy on the corner of a Liverpool 8 street

 

Nick Hedges

 

 Gimme Shelter: hard lives in British cities 1969-72

 

The housing and homelessness charity Shelter is 50 this year.

 

Shortly after its birth,

photographer Nick Hedges was dispatched

to cities in England and Scotland

to document the lives of families living in squalor.

G        Saturday 6 February 2016        12.27 GMT

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2016/feb/06/gimme-shelter-hard-lives-in-british-cities-1969-72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terrace of back-to-back houses, Leeds, West Yorkshire, July 1970.

 

Nick Hedges,

courtesy National Media Museum, Bradford.

 

Below the poverty line: slum Britain in the 1960s in pictures

 

Photographer Nick Hedges travelled from Birmingham slums to Glasgow tenements

in the 1960s and 70s to document poverty-stricken Britain.

 

He found families who slept with the lights blazing to keep the rats away,

children sleeping on wet floors and mothers cooking over an open fire

G        Wednesday 1 October 2014        07.00 BST

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/oct/01/below-the-poverty-line-slum-britain-in-the-1960s-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nick Hedges

 

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/feb/07/
homeless-shelter-charity

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2016/feb/06/
gimme-shelter-hard-lives-in-british-cities-1969-72

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/oct/01/
below-the-poverty-line-slum-britain-in-the-1960s-in-pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2009/dec/02/
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