Somewhere Decent to Live

16mm film Colour Sound 1967 24:22

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Summary: Documentary type account of the slums of London and the provision of new housing for Londoners. Looks at London's housing problem, the work of the Greater London Council since 1965 in slum clearance and building and its plans up to 1971.

Surveys opinions of tenants rehoused on GLC estates as to their new houses and surroundings, both inside and outside London. Gives an account of the transferring of old houses for new estates from the people who live in them and provides both sides of the debate about the new councils housing schemes. Made by Chess Valley Films.


  • hannah wrote on October 23, 2015:
    I'm pretty sure I can remember these blocks of flats being built - I lived in Kennington as a child…