Richard Davis | Hulme, 1980s-90s
Richard Davis (b.1965) is a British Social Documentary and Portrait Photographer from Birmingham, UK.

After moving to Manchester in 1988 to study photography at the city’s Polytechnic, Richard lived in Hulme, which at the time was the largest public housing development in Europe. His photographs document everyday life on the estate, dominated by four large Brutalist inspired crescent shaped housing blocks.
Charles Barry Crescent, 1991.
Charles Barry Crescent, 1991.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Anarchy in Hulme, 1980s.
Anarchy in Hulme, 1980s.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Hulme, 1980s
Graffiti in Charles Barry Crescent, 1991.

Photo © Richard Davis.
The PSV Caribbean Club, 1990.
The PSV Caribbean Club, 1990.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Free Kuwait with Tiger Tokens Graffiti, Hulme, late 1980s.
Free Kuwait with Tiger Tokens Graffiti, Hulme, late 1980s.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Looking out over Charles Barry Crescent.
Looking out over Charles Barry Crescent.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Hulme, Manchester, 1990s.
We're From Hulme Graffiti. Hulme, Manchester, 1990s.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Hulme, Crescents, 1990.
Hulme, Crescents, 1990.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Hulme Crescents Manchester, 1990.
Charles Barry Crescent, Hulme, 1990.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Friends and Family on the walkways in Hulme, 1989.
Friends and Family on the walkways in Hulme, 1989.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Hulme resident Dave Ansell, Charles Barry Crescent, 1991.
Hulme resident Dave Ansell, Charles Barry Crescent, 1991.

Photo © Richard Davis.
The Caribbean Club/PSV Club, 1990.
The Caribbean Club/PSV Club, 1990.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Community Charge Band. Hulme, 1991.
Community Charge Band. Hulme, 1991.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Anarchy is no fashion, It's a Way of life.
Anarchy is no fashion, It's a Way of life.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Helen with her Alsatians, 1990.
Helen with her Alsatians, 1990.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Class War Smash The Poll Tax, 1990.
Class War Smash The Poll Tax, 1990.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Poet Lemn Sissay in Hulme, 1990.
Poet Lemn Sissay in Hulme, 1990.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Def 2 Yuppie Fashion Clones. Hulme, 1980s
Def 2 Yuppie Fashion Clones. Hulme, 1980s

Photo © Richard Davis.
Steve Coogan in Hulme, 1991.
Steve Coogan in Hulme, 1991.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Northside Band Madchester Print
Poet Lemn Sissay in Hulme, 1990.

Photo © Richard Davis.
Richard Davis outside his flat on Charles Barry Crescent
Richard Davis outside his flat on Charles Barry Crescent.

Photo © Richard Davis.

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