Author: Eugene Byrne

Eugene Byrne
  • Eugene Byrne and artist Tony Forbes are currently working on a history of Bristol Council housing in comic form to mark the centenary of council housing in the city. This is one of a number of local projects around the anniversary. For more, see the ideas festival homes for heros series.


From homes for heroes to a housing crisis: a potted history of Bristol’s council housing

This year marks a century since the start of serious council housebuilding in our city. After years of neglect, a resurgence in social homes is long overdue