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KATHERINE SHONFIELD

The debate about greenfield versus brownfield may have been won but, as with Gummer's move against out-of-town shopping centres a few years back, not so as you'd notice. Of late there has been a flowering of 'Gated Developments'. These are not New Labour's final solution to care in the community, but an intriguing mini-French chateau/Queen Anne/Haddonstone neo-Classical new-build country mansions. Gated together in clumps in 'parkland settings', the inhabitants of these curiosities ...

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