Thoughts on the new arrivals
Tony and Sonia Waterton talk about whether they wanted 'New Towners' at the time
The Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd.
(T): No I didn’t…
(S): No we didn’t…
(T): Simply because it was, in those days it was a 25,000 odd country town. If I walked down Marlowes, I suppose, if I didn’t know everybody, I recognised everybody and everybody knew everybody and so I suppose we didn’t realise exactly what would happen but of course it’s subsequently changed completely to what I would have preferred it to be. But then that’s only because I, it was, how should I put it? The town I was brought up in and was used to.