On the road to success

On the road to success – In this March 2004 ‘PPP Journal’ article Kim Penfold describes how Harvest Housing Group was using PFI to regenerate a rundown council housing estate in Manchester. The project involved: a complete re-design of the failed ‘radburn’ housing layout, replacing it with a traditional street pattern: refurbishment work to upgrade 660 rented houses inside and out; demolition of 400 low demand council properties, replacing them with 600 new homes for sale and creating a mixed tenure community; development of a new local shopping centre and community facilities; and impoved neighbourhood management.

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