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Shocking Photos Of Sheffield Slums 1969-72

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From 1969 to 1972, photographer Nick Hedges took pictures of life in Sheffield, England. Nick was hired by housing charity Shelter to travel round England and Scotland documenting the lives of families living in slum and squalor. Is this you or someone you know in these pictures?

 

Family walking round the corner, Sheffield 1969

Family walking round the corner, Sheffield 1969

Faded Coronation message, Sheffield 1969

Faded Coronation message, Sheffield 1969

Mother and daughter, Sheffield backyard 1969

Mother and daughter, Sheffield backyard 1969

Mrs Tandy and her family, Sheffield 1969

Mrs Tandy and her family, Sheffield 1969

Mrs Tandy and her youngest child, Sheffield 1969

Mrs Tandy and her youngest child, Sheffield 1969

Mrs Tandy at litchen sink Sheffield 1969

Mrs Tandy at kitchen sink Sheffield 1969

Mrs Tandy cleaning her backyard, Sheffield 1969

Mrs Tandy cleaning her backyard, Sheffield 1969

Mrs Tandy's daughters in the kitchen, Sheffield 1969

Mrs Tandy’s daughters in the kitchen, Sheffield 1969

Sheffield playground 1969

Sheffield playground 1969

 

We’ve pages dedicated to each city Nick visited: Glasgow, Liverpool (Volume 1 and Volume 2), Newcastle, London, Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham (Volume 1 and Volume 2), Salford, Leeds, Whitechapel (London) and Bradford.

 

Via: Shelter