'A West London borough in Berkshire'
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The Britwell Estate: A 60-year history of the London borough in Slough

After the Blitz ravaged the slums of West London, residents were forced to move out of condemned housing into new council estates in areas like Slough.

Sixty years after it accepted its first tenants, BBC Berkshire speaks to some of the Britwell Estate's residents, including Home Secretary Alan Johnson.

The area was made up exclusively of families from Paddington, West Kensington and Shepherd's Bush, making it a pocket of London in Berkshire.

  • 29 Jul 2016