Clay Cross

John Dunn was a councillor at the time of the Clay Cross rent rebellion.  He describes the atmosphere of the time, and the reasoning behind decisions made by Clay Cross Urban District Council.  He talks about the behaviour of the government of the day towards local authorities.  His history can be found here.

bungalows

Bungalows at Market Street, Clay Cross

 


Further information about the Clay Cross rent rebellion can be found here:

Municipal Dreams: Clay Cross
and here:
Dronfield Blather 2012 The Clay Cross rent rebellion

 

There is an ITV documentary from about 1974 which can be found on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4x1gccnmMXI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPlpXkH7wy4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6X9ah4uvY0Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yu0t6jufZns