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Council Housing in Nottingham: The biggest collective leap in living standards, Chris Matthews and Dan Lucas, Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Labour History Society

21.01.2017, 2:00 pm

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homes-and-placesA talk by Chris Matthews and Dan Lucas at 2.00 pm, Saturday 21st January, 2017 (doors open at 1.30 pm) at The Nottingham Mechanics Institute 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham NG1 4EZ

Chris Matthews is a local historian and graphic designer who teaches at Lincoln University. He has designed and co-authored the following books: Homes and Places: a History of Nottingham’s Council Housing, with Dan Lucas; Cities of the North and Towns in Britain with Adrian Jones. He is currently Chair of the East Midlands branch of the Twentieth Century Society.

Dan Lucas has worked on housing and urban issues in Nottingham since the late 1990s, contributing to work for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation at the University of Nottingham, and then working for Nottingham City Council’s Housing Strategy team. Dan now works for Nottingham City Homes as Strategy and Research Manager. Nottingham City Homes is an Arm’s Length Management Organisation owned by the City Council, that manages the 26,000 council owned homes in Nottingham.

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Notts and Derbyshire Labour History Society
01246 270628
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Nottingham Mechanics Institute
North Sherwood Street
Nottingham, NG1 4EZ United Kingdom
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