A trip down Hull's oldest council estate - and why its residents would never leave

Council homes were first built 100 years ago

Hull 100 years ago was a very different place to the city we know now.

World War One had ended the year before, the last Liberal Prime Minister, David Lloyd George, held court in Westminster - and the era of the council home was just about to begin.

The Housing Act, more commonly known as the Addison Act after the then-minister for health and housing Lord Christopher Addison, in 1919 paved the way for funding to councils to build...
source: Hull Daily Mail

2019-07-22 07:44
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