Powerful Photos Of Awful Liverpool Housing By Nick Hedges 1969-71

From 1969 to 1971, photographer Nick Hedges took pictures of life in Liverpool. Nick was hired by housing charity Shelter to travel round England and Scotland documenting the lives of families living in slum and squalor.

Here: Young lad on the corner of a Liverpool street, 1969

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Woman sticking anti burglar glass onto back wall of house Liverpool 1971


OAP in the kitchen of his house Liverpool 1969


Mrs Ditchfield and her daughter living in cellar of multi let house, 1969


Mr Owen and his family living in a semi derelict house, 1969


Mother and daughter Liverpool 1969


Mother and daughter in their cellar flat Liverpool 1969


Mother and children living in slum housing Liverpool 1970


Mother and 3 children in multi let house, 1970


Looking at SNAP plans for house conversion, 1969


Liverpool sisters slum bathroom Toxteth 1969


Last block standing in Faulkner St Liverpool 1969


Kitchen on stairs, Liverpool 1969


Kitchen in a Liverpool multilet 1969


Ken Dodd with the crowd opening a SNAP showhouse Liverpool 1969


Ken Dodd opening a SNAP showhouse Liverpool 1969


Interior of Liverpool youth club 1969



Father and daughter on the front step of their house Liverpool 1969


Family living without running water Liverpool 1971


Family living in one room Liverpool 1970


Exterior of condemned property Liverpool, 1969


Children in playground of Educational Priority Area school, 1969


Bedroom of a grossly overcrowded house in Liverpool 1971


Baby propped in window of Liverpool house 1969


At the opening of a SNAP showhouse Liverpool 1969


At the entrance to a Liverpool youth club 1969


Liverpool


A corner conversation Liverpool 1969


Landlady’s notices multi let Liverpool 1969


Young mothers in a hostel for unmarried mothers, 1969


The window of a shop in Granby St


Terminally ill woman living in single room of a multi let house, 1969



Sisters in the interior of their house in Falkner St, 1969


Returning from work across clearance site Liverpool 1969


Boy standing in front of his bed Liverpool 1970


Family living with gas cut off Liverpool 1970


On board the Liverpool double decker playbus 1969


At meeting to discuss SNAP plans for improvements


A Liverpool alleyway encounter 1970


At the doorway of a multilet Liverpool 1969


Householder looking at SNAP plans for his house Liverpool 1969


Going back into class Liverpool EPA primary school 1969


Girls at a youth club in Granby St 1969


Friends on their way home from school Liverpool 1969


Family living in one room Liverpool 1971


Family in their kitchen, Liverpool 1969


Exhausted pupils in the classroom of an EPA primary school Liverpool 1969


Elderly woman standing amidst slum clearance site Liverpool 1969


Cleaning the pavement outside my house Liverpool 1969


Pupil in an EPA primary school Liverpool 1969


Playground of an EPA primary school Liverpool 1969


On board the Liverpool playbus


Mrs Thomas and her daughter, 1971


Mother and her family living slum housing Liverpool 1970


Medical certificate for rehousing, 1971


Liverpudlians walking past an election poster 1969 Liverpool


Latchkey children Liverpool 1970


Liverpool terrace frontage 1969

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