HS2 Train

Should HS2 be cancelled?

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Should HS2 be cancelled? The government is conducting a review of the HS2 high speed rail project to connect Leeds and Manchester to London via Birmingham following concerns that costs may have risen to £100 billion; by the time you read this the outcome may be known!  The following are my personal thoughts on the […]

Airey Homes

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Airey Homes The 20th Century Society recently spent the weekend in Leeds and for me one of the great finds was a complete estate of mostly unaltered Airey houses in Oulton.    Designed and built after the Second World War by Sir Edwin Airey of Leeds, these prefabricated houses consist of concrete columns, reinforced with […]