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Damian White
Damian White
Leader, Havering Council
Good development ● October 24, 2019

I think good development is very much about drive, putting the different stakeholders, the residents, at the heart of what you do.

There has not been a lot of consistent good development in Havering over the last 20 years. There has been good development in the past: look at the Gidea Park exhibition estate, built over a hundred years ago as a model garden village. That is good development. That was built after the Hampstead garden suburb development in London, by the same company. It was built for a competition, with every one of the properties designed by different architects. It’s certainly part of the cultural history ...

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