The fall of Thatcher brought Heseltine back to the Environment Department. The results, for estate renewal, were dire.
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An attractive alternative scheme for Mount Pleasant would actually increase the number of new homes
This is the right answer for residents, for the city and for taxpayers.
A massive increase of supply of good normal housing that real people want to live is an idea worth pursuing
Regenerating estates into traditional streets could create 250,000 extra homes in London.
People just aren’t as nice to each other in large blocks of flats.
Tower Block Week begins with advice for the Mayor on regeneration schemes that offer the homes people want
Let people have they homes they want – not the homes planners think they should want.