In March 2020, as the Overspill project was drawing to an end, the world went into lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here we explore what life in lockdown has been like some people in Langley.
“Just past the bottom of Wood Street, in the centre of Middleton, was a shop called Redmans. Every Wednesday they had bacon ribs for sale. These provided a very cheap meal with cabbage, bread and butter. Before Langley was built there were always enough ribs for all who wanted them, but after it was built […]
We came in 55 from the prefabsWhat a lovely house!Gardens, indoor toilets and stairs for the first time – we ran up and down them all day longBut winter in Langley was freezingNo central heatingso I’dwarm my legs by a stove in the morningsdrinking a cup of tea while the family was still in bed.We […]
By William Frank at XYLO