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Review of "Rat Flat" problem in Harewood Road sought

August 6, 2010 9:01 PM
Vicky Davies

Cllr Vicky Davies

Pilgrims Hatch councillors David Kendall & Vicky Davies have asked the council to undertake a full and comprehensive structural review of the sheltered accommodation in Harewood Road at the earliest opportunity following concerns regarding this development and the potential health risk to some tenants arising from the recent vermin infestation.

Cllr Vicky Davies said:

"We have requested the council urgently investigates all options enabling them to proceed with immediate improvements and modernisation to the current 1960s built properties. We hope this will include exploring the possibilities of working in partnership with housing associations to ensure quality homes are provided for our tenants.

"Action is urgently needed as the accommodation built almost fifty years ago no longer meets the basic living requirements of today and we have a duty of care to our residents to ensure we