Talking New Towns - Hatfield animation

The animation about the new town added to Hatfield in the 1950s is based on interviews done primarily as a part of the Boom Town oral history recordings. If you listen you will find out how roofs fell off newly built houses in a storm!

Welwyn Hatfield Museum Service

Talking New Towns - Hatfield
Watch the video below to find out more about the new town of Hatfield

The animation about the new town added to Hatfield in the 1950s is based on interviews done primarily as a part of the Boom Town oral history recordings. If you listen you will find out how roofs fell off newly built houses in a storm!

 

This page was added on 20/04/2016.

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  • Fantastic glimpse into what it was like for those relocating, particularly the stigma the ‘londoners’ got from those in hemel Hempstead. Very insightful and shame New Towns are often seen in such bad light nowadays.

    By Marcus (10/05/2016)

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