West Midlands: Photographs of 1980s Britain in Recession.

West Midlands: Photographs of 1980s Britain in Recession.

Above Photo: Lion Farm Estate  (©Rob Clayton / www.lionfarmestate.co.uk)

Proceedings in Bombed Out! weren’t exclusive to Liverpool, in terms of the massive economic blight that fell on the city under the Conservatives in the 1980s. Other cities and towns in the UK were hit just as badly, as Thatcherism ripped out the hearts of communities and families all across the country.

Unbelievably not also burnt out.  (©Rob Clayton / www.lionfarmestate.co.uk)

Unvelievably not also burnt out. (©Rob Clayton / www.lionfarmestate.co.uk)

Looking back now it seemed to have happened so fast, although at the time events moved in slow motion as the economy suffered death by a thousand cuts.

Full article and more photos here: http://www.bombedoutpunk.com/history/west-midlands-photographs-of-1980s-britain-in-recession/

  

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