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Homes in the 1950s

After WW2 many thousands of houses had to be quickly built to give people homes after bombing and slum clearance.These were constructed using new materials and gave work to the unemployed. Grants improved existing houses, e.g. building inside bathrooms.

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Installing sewers at Llanelltud, November 1952

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Construction workers at Llanelltud, November 1952

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New houses under construction at Llanelltud,...

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kitchen at 2, High St, Ysbyty Ifan, 1959

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Interior of house on Council St, Ebbw Vale, 1959

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Kitchen in house on Council St, Ebbw Vale, 1959

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Bathroom at Dol cottage, Newbridge on Wye, 1959

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The Prefab at St Fagans displaying life in the 50s

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Living room in a Prefab displaying life in 1950

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Prefabricated houses at Bishpool, Newport, 2003

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1950s houses

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A 1950s cooker

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An interpretation of a 1950s style living room

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Mr. Prysor Jones's caravan (interior) at...

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Aerial view of Dolgellau in 1950

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Kitchen at Faenol Fawr, 1954

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Caernarfon - Eisteddfod Maes, 1959

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In search of the Welsh language in Ebbw Vale :...

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Gendros, Swansea

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