Byker. Sirkka-Liisa Kontinen. Cover Image

Byker by Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen.

The seminal documentation of a threatened and eventually demolished working class, terraced house community in Newcastle upon Tyne’s East End by a founder member of Amber, who lived there when the collective first moved to the North East of England in 1969.

First published by Jonathan Cape in 1983. ISBN: 0224021095

Re-published by Bloodaxe in 1985. ISBN: 0906427908

A copy of the re-published version is held in the archive in Byker. Contact us to arrange a viewing.

A copy of both publications are held in the Newcastle City Library

For more information regarding the Amber Collective, visit their website here