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Our kind of town

Our kind of town
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
6 Jul 1980
Year of production
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This week’s edition of Our Kind of Town is presented by Lawrence Spicer and looks at the Barbican area of London, its regeneration and life in the village. Talks to: George Vine(?), chairman of the committee responsible for the Barbican village; Estate General Manager, David Amis(?); Wendy Evans, Museum of London; local resident Ted Cornish(?); Treasurer of Barbican Neighbours, Bob Jack(?); residents association Chair Stella Currie; resident Kate Selafier(?).
Lawrence Spicer; George Vine(?); David Amis(?); Wendy Evans; Ted Cornish(?); Bob Jack(?); Stella Currie; Kate Selafier(?)
London; Housing; Urban regeneration; Business; Social conditions; Council housing; Children (age group); Shops; Living conditions; Supermarkets; Children (family); History; Crafts; Second World War (1939-1945); Aerial bombardment; Urban areas; Accommodation; Shopping; Rented accommodation; Reminiscence; Development planning; Urban development; Clubs; Flats; Gardens; Residential estates; Local communities; Sports facilities; Urban communities; Economic and social development; Barbican; Community centres; Urban design; Cultural centres; Geoffrey Chaucer; Community participation; Urban environment; Neighbourhoods; Drapers; Associations; Great Fire of London (1666); Citizens’ associations; St. Giles Church; Urban sociology; Social environment

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