|Damp and many other problems (BBC)|
The Guardian reports "Tory communities and local government minister Nick Boles had visited Orchard Village, which is in the borough of Havering, and put it in the top five new housing developments in the UK, praising it as “uplifting, fine, bold and human”.
|Tory Havering Council leader Roger Ramsey|
Havering's Conservative Council leader Roger Ramsey is remarkably quiet on the Orchard Village issue given the scale of anger at the poor quality of building in the London Borough he is supposed to control. The "substandard" Orchard Village estate was built with £31 million of public money.
BBC London reports on Orchard Village Estate, Rainham
Rainham MP Jon Cruddas Raises Issue In Parliament
The Guardian reports on Orchard Village
Leaking Sewage and Rotten Floorboards
Same Company Given Permission To Build Another Estate in Rainham !
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