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They learned

Graham Henson
Graham Henson
Leader, Harrow Council
Good development ● January 31, 2020

The Rayners Lane estate is one example of good development. It’s a regeneration programme of an estate. When it started off, in 2002, the Council gave it over to Home Group. We needed affordable housing and housing for sale that would pay for the development.

It took a while because people were moving around the estate, from one part to another, as they were building different parts of it. But as they were building it they used new building techniques as they became available. After the second phase they introduced combi boilers, for example. Little things like that. They learned. They changed where they put open space wit...

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