Buckinghamshire's social housing
will be held on Saturday 5 October 2019 at The Oculus, the Aylesbury Vale District Council conference centre in Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury – plus The Street exhibition space with displays and bookstalls by local societies.
A full one-day conference looking at the changing face of housing for the people, in Buckinghamshire and generally: cottages on manorial estates, the 18th-century workhouse that provided work, the 19th-century workhouse that enforced it, 'Homes fit for Heroes' after the First World War, council housing before and after the Second, the New Towns and Milton Keynes, the effects of Right-to-Buy.
• First talk starts at 10am (doors open 9.30am).
Social housing under the First Poor Law 1600-1834
Marlow's overworked workhouse: Problems caused by the implementation of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act
1919: ‘Homes fit for Heroes’
Social housing in Amersham 1919-1945
Lunch break (see below for optional buffet).
Blitz, Bletchley and Milton Keynes:
The deconstruction of council and social housing since 1979
ATTENDANCE IS BY PRE-BOOKED TICKETS:
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