Colin Killick about people not being able to buy a house

They went to Welwyn. They went to Luton. They went to Hitchin, Letchworth, Walkern, Watton at Stone. I know the, the only one I know who stayed in Stevenage was the director of Chauncey House

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The one thing that, well it didn’t affect us but the one thing that we felt spoilt the new town was that you couldn’t buy …houses. And what happened was the, it might be the director of Warren Spring Laboratory would find himself living next door to his gatekeeper and so what they did was they moved out. They went to Welwyn. They went to Luton. They went to Hitchin, Letchworth, Walkern, Watton at Stone. I know the, the only one I know who stayed in Stevenage was the director of my, I was working for air pollution and my director was in Chauncey House which has since been knocked down, I think. It’s the big, huge block of flats not far away from here. And he stayed there for his working life.

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