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Our kind of town

Title
Our kind of town
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
6 Jul 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:51:39
Description
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(?).
Contributors
Lawrence Spicer; George Vine(?); David Amis(?); Wendy Evans; Ted Cornish(?); Bob Jack(?); Stella Currie; Kate Selafier(?)
Keywords
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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