Scum!!! from a Council Estate!!!!

#1
I was born in Malaya managed to get through the Japanese Occupation and ended up on a council estate here in UK post WW2....

Today I was in a pub and chatted with many people.....

And during conversation....amongst the group of people....a question was raised...where do you all come from!...this was to all people present!!!

I went by my times during the Japanese Occupation of Malaya, and mentioned the Council Estate near London near were I lived late 1950!

I mentioned the words "Council Estate" and suddenly I became "Public Enemy Number !"..........

So my question is....what is wrong with a "Council Estate".....?
 
#3
Quick answer to that is NOTHING. I would imagine a very large percentage of blokes in the forces were raised on Council Estates (or similar) but they aren't all bad. It's just stereotyping as there are good and bad in all sections of the population.
 
#4
back in the 60s-70s on a council estate, you could leave your door open all day long.. all the kids mums looked after all the kids..we played out side..we fought each other -had best friends- gangs-fun--and no one got hurt.....try living on a council estate these days...i dont even drive through were i used to live..its too dangerous...england....time to sort your self out if its not too late...
 
#5
I bought a maisonette on a council estate in a fairly nice part of London in 1995 from tenants who had exercised their right to buy, and I've been there ever since. I can't say I've had any real problems, and when the neighbours have been a tiny bit irritating a call to the Housing Department got them sorted out. The central heating and hot water cost peanuts, they've double glazed it (with me paying for my share but at a lot less than it would have cost if only one flat was being done) and it's soared in value. So it can be fine, it just depends on the quality of the property, the sort of people on the estate and the attitude of the local authority management.
 
#6
I just purchased the council house I lived in 50 years ago....and donated it to a local charity...as a "Halfway House...
 
#7
Boris....put the bottle down and sleep it off.
 
#8
god thats a word from the past,,maisonette...my mum always called it a upstairs flat as she didnt like the french word for it,,,,they also bought there ,,flat then sold it and bought a nice house..in london...you would have to sell both kidneys to be able to afford it these days..
 
#10
I am in my 4 month holiday from Malaysia....
Normaly I bash Muslims.... for being seditious...
Been locked up twice :evil: sorry about spellings!!!
 
#12
pupgreen said:
god thats a word from the past,,maisonette...my mum always called it a upstairs flat as she didnt like the french word for it,,,,they also bought there ,,flat then sold it and bought a nice house..in london...you would have to sell both kidneys to be able to afford it these days..
Well. it's a flat on two floors, but not really a freestanding house.
 
#17
Dread said:
Aloysius said:
Well. it's a flat on two floors, but not really a freestanding house.
Ahhhh... you mean a duplex?
Could be described as a duplex, also:

Maisonette n. Chiefly British
1. ...
2. An apartment occupying two or more floors of a larger building and often having its own entrance from outside.

Why don't you all come round and take a look, I'll put the f*cking kettle on.
 
#18
I live on one in Brighton and its apparently rough :D
but being Brighton that translates to the front gardens need work and children play in the street instead of being ferried to organized activity's :roll:
not any obvious drug use or guns no muggings either (maybe everybody's broke :))
 

Similar threads

Latest Threads

Top