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Failure to demolish Hackney tower block

Title
Failure to demolish Hackney tower block
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Nov 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:03:16
Description
Report on the failure to fully demolish one of the tower blocks on the Trowbridge Estate, Hackney which the GLC and Hackney Council are planning to replace with low rise traditional social housing. Includes interviews with Hackney Council architect David Haswell; GLC Housing Chairman Tony McBrearty; Chairman of the Tenants Association Alf Tye. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
Tony McBrearty; David Haswell; Alf Tye
Keywords
London; GLC; Council housing; Hackney; Buildings; Urban development; Social housing; Demolitions; Tower blocks

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