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Martin Pawley: predict and prevent

Thirty years ago, when the Underground still carried advertisements urging everyone to 'Work out of London and get more out of life', population dispersal was seen as the cure for all urban ills. In fact, from the first public health legislation to the coming of the railways, the national grid, the Blitz, the new towns programme, the promise of cheap nuclear power, the building of the motorways and the planning of Milton Keynes, every trend in politics, philosophy and economics seemed ...

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