In 1968, Nick Hedges was asked by Shelter to photograph some of the families living in Britain’s slums. Here, he discusses how he documented the housing crisis as part of a five year project and helped communicate the first concerns of the charity.
Shelter has fought to raise awareness of homelessness and housing issues in the UK since the late 1960s. As the charity marks its 50th year, we look at how it has communicated its aims over that time and why, as a new crisis emerges, its work remains as vital as ever
In the first of a series of posts looking at the work of housing charity Shelter as it turns 50, we can unveil the new print Anthony Burrill has created for the organisation – 200 editions of which are being given away via a ballot on its website