Oral History Interview: Michael

Hear Michael talk about how his family home in Middleton was demolished to make way for the Langley estate. His family was one of the first to move on to the newly built estate. We, along with the other people, got a notice, or a letter saying that your house was being demolished and you […]

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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: Kath

Hear Darnhill resident Kath talking about her husband’s move to the estate as a child. They didn’t bother changing schools for him. So there was this problem of travelling backwards and forwards. So their only transport was the 163 bus which at the time just went on literally onto the start of the estate and […]

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