From 1969 to 1972, photographer Nick Hedges took pictures of life in Manchester, 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?
Single man living in one room of multi let house, Moss Side Manchester 1969
Personal Loans shop, Manchester 1970
Irish immigrants recently moved to Moss Side 1969
Father and son on front porch of Manchester multilet 1972
Elderly couple left in semi derelict property, Manchester 1972
Children in their bedroom Manchester 1971.
Child at end of alleyway, Manchester 1972
Play on Manchester waste ground 1969
Mother and young son Manchester 1972
Mother and son in Manchester kitchen 196
Mother and her 2 daughters living in a substandard property in Manchester 1969
Clothes drying in garden of Moss Side multi let 1969
Children playing in Manchester 1971
Street scene Manchester 1970
Single man living in one room of multi let house, Moss Side 1969
Mother and toddler in Manchester slum housing 1971
Mother and son in slum housing Manchester 1971
Housewife in backyard of Manchester terraced house, 1969
Family living in a single room Moss Side, 1969
Colliery viewed through bathroom window Burnley 1969
Children’s bedroom Manchester 1971
Bedroom ceiling, Moss Side 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.