Walkley History

News, events and discoveries of the Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars history project.

Saving Walkley Talk

18th October 2013, St Mary’s Community Hall, South Road, 7 – 9pm. Free Entry.

Narendra Bajaria, Geoff Green and Veronica Hardstaff will talk about the 1960s and 70s when all of Walkley was in danger of demolition and redevelopment as part of the city council’s slum clearance programme.

Geoff will talk about the Walkley Action Group’s campaign to prevent slum clearance demolition and redevelopment, Veronica on taking the campaign to the council as a Walkley councillor and Narendra on the 1970s Improvements Scheme. Each will talk for 10 – 15 mins on their involvement, followed by Q&As.

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About Bill Bevan

Bill Bevan is an archaeologist, writer, photographer and heritage interpreter.

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This entry was posted on October 13, 2013 by in Events, Slum Clearance.
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