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Welfare Reform on the Web (March 2011): Social housing - UK

Anger surrounds demise of vast 1970s estate

M. Tran

The Guardian, Feb. 8th 2011, p. 16

Preliminary demolition is due to begin on the vast Heygate estate in Southwark, South London, as part of a tortuous 1.5bn regeneration plan that has already sparked a political row and angered former residents. They accuse Southwark Council to going back on its promise to put local working class people at the heart of the redevelopment.

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