The 1960s saw massive change in the Netherley area of Liverpool, with the development of nearby farmland as the city’s old streets and communities were destroyed by planners and bulldozers.
The new housing and ways of living didn’t provide a new utopia, but many people look back fondly on their childhoods in the area while also acknowleding the difficulties.
1960s Slum Clearance
Problem Flats in 1980
Watch a short clip of a German documentary, made in 1980, about the problems of the modern Merseyside housing.
Old Pics Of Netherley
Some more old pictures from around Netherley more can be found on the “Old Pics Of Liverpool” Facebook Group. You may also like to visit www.netherley.co.uk