The regeneration of Hackney – the saviour of a borough in despair

Introduction Historically, the London Borough of Hackney was renowned as one of the poorest areas in Britain, plagued by widespread poverty, unmanageable social tensions and tormented by an endemic of criminal activity. From the derelict-stricken housing estates to¬†the considerable deficiencies within the borough’s schools and hospitals, throughout all walks of life its residents encountered¬†incredible scenes […]

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