Brian Foster talks about the types of people who moved to New Towns

“it attracted not only working class people who needed rehousing but it also attracted quite a lot of dedicated socialists, more upper class, middle class people”

Stevenage Museum

Transcript:

The first group of people who came here were quite interesting. They, it attracted not only working class people who needed rehousing but it also attracted quite a lot of dedicated socialists, more upper class, middle class people. The sense was that after all the depression and the war this was a new dawn and people were very optimistic and very dedicated.

Foster 2015

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