Star date: 21st June 2011
COULD THIS BE THE END OF MASS DEMOLITIONS IN SALFORD?
"It has been obscene to see authorities acquire, evict, devalue and demolish thousands of Victorian terraced houses without even submitting a full planning application, simply so the land they stand on can be handed to development driven quangos for private profit..." Jonathan Brown
As Salford Council continues its demolition programme, despite in many cases having no developer in sight, a series of court rulings are set to change the conditions under which houses and heritage sites can be bulldozed.
Court cases in Lancaster and Gateshead brought by SAVE Britain's Heritage have changed the game completely. Demolitions in Liverpool have been stopped, now residents in Salford are more than taking an interest.
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