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Katherine Shonfield

An odd similarity looks set to emerge between now and the 1930s. The legacy of that period of mass building stays with us in the suburban form of the privately financed single family house which is spreading over the remaining gaps in south-east England. Despite an era of more sophisticated government posturing, the sole cause of any substantive change between the '30s and the present day is successful penny-pinching by the mass housebuilders.

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