Star date: 10th June 2016
INSECTS, MOULD, BARE WALLS, HOLES AND NO FLOOD PROTECTION FROM SALIX
"It's been disgraceful living here, you can't do anything..." Margaret Connor
Margaret Connor's house on Riverside was one of the worst hit when the flood hit Lower Broughton on Boxing Day. Almost six months later, Margaret, who has a range of breathing and arthritis problems, was still living with bare walls, mould in the kitchen, holes in the wall, asbestos dripping from the ceiling and insects crawling everywhere.
The Salford Star asked Salix Homes for a quote on the state of the house...four days later the company said it wouldn't be commenting – but in the meantime workmen had scurried around to Margaret's house to try and fix the worst problems. Is this the only way things get done in Lower Broughton?
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