Footage of Conditions in 1970's Britain

John Lydon on life in and around London in the late 1970s:

Tony Wilson of Granada TV in Manchester discusses the housing crisis in Manchester in 1974. The filming here is of Rushley Avenue near Kersal Flats:

The following footage shows an interview with a social worker describing how Kersal Flats tower block had fallen to severe crime and deprivation. In this interview, the social worker talks about a case where a woman's flat is robbed every time she leaves home. Notice the delapidated appearance of the flats in the background: