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Slums Collection

Background imageSlums Collection: Goodfellow Parcels collection, circa 1934

Goodfellow Parcels collection, circa 1934

Background imageSlums Collection: Liverpool Slums, 27th June 1962. Our Picture Shows... mother

Liverpool Slums, 27th June 1962. Our Picture Shows... mother and children making their way through a back alley

Background imageSlums Collection: Children playing in the back alleys of a Goven tenement block. September 1956

Children playing in the back alleys of a Goven tenement block. September 1956

Background imageSlums Collection: Three young friends leap over a puddle outside a Govan tenement block in Glasgow

Three young friends leap over a puddle outside a Govan tenement block in Glasgow. September 1956

Background imageSlums Collection: Back of Conway Street, off Great Homer Street, Everton, Liverpool, 5th December 1961

Back of Conway Street, off Great Homer Street, Everton, Liverpool, 5th December 1961

Background imageSlums Collection: Liverpools old courts built in the days of the industrial revolution

Liverpools old courts built in the days of the industrial revolution, long outlived their use as a home. But although living conditions were dreadful there was often good living in the courts

Background imageSlums Collection: A residents view from the balcony of a flat in Queens Street, Coventry

A residents view from the balcony of a flat in Queens Street, Coventry, overlooking new flats being built in Hillfields. 12th January 1966

Background imageSlums Collection: A small boy rummages among the tangled wrecks of old cars on waste ground in

A small boy rummages among the tangled wrecks of old cars on waste ground in the Hillfields area of Coventry. In the background is the towering block of flats in Queen Street. 4th February 1965

Background imageSlums Collection: Children Expression December 1963 Three Young boys who

Children Expression December 1963 Three Young boys whos home is the Gorbals Distict of Glasgow

Background imageSlums Collection: Residents of a Liverpool terrace pose for the Daily Herald photographer. 2nd March, 1933

Residents of a Liverpool terrace pose for the Daily Herald photographer. 2nd March, 1933

Background imageSlums Collection: People standing between two terraces in a slum housing area of Liverpool. 2nd March, 1933

People standing between two terraces in a slum housing area of Liverpool. 2nd March, 1933

Background imageSlums Collection: A gang of children risks injury playing with fire on wasteland at Beaumont Street

A gang of children risks injury playing with fire on wasteland at Beaumont Street

Background imageSlums Collection: Housing slums in the Gorbals district of Glasgow where children use any materials to hand

Housing slums in the Gorbals district of Glasgow where children use any materials to hand, an old bath tub for a boat and a few sticks for oars to play the games

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Everton, Liverpool. Mrs Frances Pulford is 72 years old

Slum housing in Everton, Liverpool. Mrs Frances Pulford is 72 years old.She is emptying a bucket of washing-up water down a gutter in the street where she lives

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Everton, Liverpool. 3rd April 1960

Slum housing in Everton, Liverpool. 3rd April 1960

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum living conditions in Salford. 3rd April 1960

Slum living conditions in Salford. 3rd April 1960

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum living conditions in the north west of England. 3rd April 1960

Slum living conditions in the north west of England. 3rd April 1960

Background imageSlums Collection: Housing in Hulme, Manchester. Circa 1961

Housing in Hulme, Manchester. Circa 1961

Background imageSlums Collection: One of the many Bristol slums in Victorian times 1890s

One of the many Bristol slums in Victorian times 1890s

Background imageSlums Collection: Blackhill, Glasgow, March 1970 Children playing in the street in the Blackhill

Blackhill, Glasgow, March 1970 Children playing in the street in the Blackhill district of Glasgow. March 1970

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Birmingham. Burnt out car in the alleyway behind derelict houses

Slum housing in Birmingham. Burnt out car in the alleyway behind derelict houses. 25th May 1966

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Ladywood, Birmingham. 16th July 1954

Slum housing in Ladywood, Birmingham. 16th July 1954

Background imageSlums Collection: The Noble Street flats Housing Estate in Scotswood, Newcastle

The Noble Street flats Housing Estate in Scotswood, Newcastle, which was built in the late in 1950s and demolished in the late 1970s after being blighted by social problems, vandalism

Background imageSlums Collection: Tenement blocks in Govan, Glasgow. September 1956

Tenement blocks in Govan, Glasgow. September 1956

Background imageSlums Collection: Peter Street, Bristol, also known as Little Peter Street, Circa 1890s

Peter Street, Bristol, also known as Little Peter Street, Circa 1890s

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Salford. Brothers of the Logan family, Thomas, 9, John, 3, and Peter 7

Slum housing in Salford. Brothers of the Logan family, Thomas, 9, John, 3, and Peter 7. 3rd April 1960

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Salford. This is an English bedroom. Left to right, Rita Logan, 11

Slum housing in Salford. This is an English bedroom. Left to right, Rita Logan, 11, her sister Margaret, 13, and brothers Thomas, 9, John, 3, and Peter 7. 3rd April 1960

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Salford. Mrs Moore and her 1 year old son Peter

Slum housing in Salford. Mrs Moore and her 1 year old son Peter. Their home has two rooms up and two rooms down. There is no bath or hot water. There is one tap

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Salford. Four year old Lyn Greenhalgh. The rubble is hers to play with

Slum housing in Salford. Four year old Lyn Greenhalgh. The rubble is hers to play with. The worn steps are hers to sit

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Salford. Seven year old Carol Moore. Paper peels from the ceiling

Slum housing in Salford. Seven year old Carol Moore. Paper peels from the ceiling and the woodwork is rotten. Her home has two rooms up and two rooms down. There is no bath or hot water

Background imageSlums Collection: Children playing indoors by dustbins in a house in Hull. 9th July 1953

Children playing indoors by dustbins in a house in Hull. 9th July 1953

Background imageSlums Collection: A mother of No. 198 Colman Street, Hull, with her children in one bedroom. 9th July 1953

A mother of No. 198 Colman Street, Hull, with her children in one bedroom. 9th July 1953
A mother of No.198 Colman Street, Hull, with her children in one bedroom. 9th July 1953

Background imageSlums Collection: Drivers into Birmingham city centre are greeted by a new sign in Bristol Street with

Drivers into Birmingham city centre are greeted by a new sign in Bristol Street with the writing " Welcome to Lee Bank. Slum Area of Birmingham". Birmingham, West Midlands, 24th October 1996

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum clearance of Bakers Yard, Uxbridge to make way for the new Underground station

Slum clearance of Bakers Yard, Uxbridge to make way for the new Underground station circa 1936

Background imageSlums Collection: A typical Edge Hill alley way, Liverpool, 17th August 1981

A typical Edge Hill alley way, Liverpool, 17th August 1981

Background imageSlums Collection: Children playing in alleyways of Liverpools Flower Streets, Kirkdale, Liverpool

Children playing in alleyways of Liverpools Flower Streets, Kirkdale, Liverpool, 4th August 1974

Background imageSlums Collection: Alleyway in Toxteth, LIverpool, Circa 1980

Alleyway in Toxteth, LIverpool, Circa 1980

Background imageSlums Collection: Back alleyway, Kensington Fields, Kensington, Liverpool, 2nd July 1970

Back alleyway, Kensington Fields, Kensington, Liverpool, 2nd July 1970

Background imageSlums Collection: These two bins serve a row of houses in Mona Terrace, of Great Homer Street, Everton

These two bins serve a row of houses in Mona Terrace, of Great Homer Street, Everton, Liverpool, 30th May 1960

Background imageSlums Collection: Uxbridge, Nashs yard. Slum clearance. Inhabitants of Bakers Yard, Nashs Yard

Uxbridge, Nashs yard. Slum clearance. Inhabitants of Bakers Yard, Nashs Yard, Bell yard and York Road moved to new estate off Glebe Road, Austin Way 9th December 1932

Background imageSlums Collection: Derelict Housing, Glasgow, Scotland, 6th March 1971. Face of Britain 1971 Feature

Derelict Housing, Glasgow, Scotland, 6th March 1971. Face of Britain 1971 Feature

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Donegal place, Londonderry, 13th July 1968. Pictured

Slum housing in Donegal place, Londonderry, 13th July 1968. Pictured. The Coyle family (right), who have been on Derrys council housing waiting list for 13 years & The Curran family (left)

Background imageSlums Collection: Vauxhall Mansion and Vauxhall Walk in Lambeth are some of the worst slum houses in London

Vauxhall Mansion and Vauxhall Walk in Lambeth are some of the worst slum houses in London, and are due for re-development. September 1953. D5812

Background imageSlums Collection: Slum housing in Birmingham. 8th August 1952. Tools and equipment provided free of charge

Slum housing in Birmingham. 8th August 1952. Tools and equipment provided free of charge by the citys Public Works Dept. will be used by nearly 100 residents living nearby to convert this bomb site

Background imageSlums Collection: The occupiers of No 3 Court, Clayton Street, Liverpool, with their canary. 2nd March 1933

The occupiers of No 3 Court, Clayton Street, Liverpool, with their canary. 2nd March 1933

Background imageSlums Collection: A boarded up house in Kirk Street, Byker, Newcastle, in which a man died on the 25th May

A boarded up house in Kirk Street, Byker, Newcastle, in which a man died on the 25th May, 1974. A girl is pictured walking / running on the pavement. 26th May, 1974

Background imageSlums Collection: A mile from Westminster. Flats that back on to each other in Pollock Road SE17

A mile from Westminster. Flats that back on to each other in Pollock Road SE17. Clothes lines stretch across the area. Large refuse bins stand full against the walls the area in

Background imageSlums Collection: The concrete framework of the 10-storey block of flats in Hillfields rises up beyond

The concrete framework of the 10-storey block of flats in Hillfields rises up beyond the weather-scarred walls of derelict property in Queen Street, Coventry



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