Oral History Interview: Ivy

Hear Jacqui, who was born in Langley, interviewing her friend Ivy who remembers moving to Langley from Collyhurst as a child. You can’t believe how clean it looked, the amount of green there was. When you come from what was classed as slums – although we didn’t think that to all this open space, all […]

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Oral history Interview: Les

Hear a clip from Les who lived in Middleton when Langley estate was first built and recounts what it was like when the population doubled. We rubbed along but unfortunately, Langley, it got a bad reputation and a lot of it must have been absolutely, totally unfounded but you know, people are people aren’t they. […]

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Now and Then – Langley

The neighbourhood is dark and dreary, Boarded up houses, people weary. Pensioners with nowhere to go Families just putting on a show. Everyone trying to do their best Living their lives in this great big mess! That’s what I thought before I found Community centres all around. Places of activity Groups for them and for […]

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