Roads | Learning Zone
In 1706 Parliament passed the Turnpike Act which allowed private road builders to build new roads and charge tolls for using them. It was a first, important step towards the road transport network we know in Britain today.Tweet
The 1900s | The Victorian Slum
A group of people move into a recreated Victorian slum. In the final episode the slum dwellers have moved into the 20th century and social change is in the air.
The 1890s | The Victorian Slum
A group of people move into a recreated Victorian slum. The slum dwellers have moved into the 1890s, when Britain was slowly recovering from an economic depression.