The Families Evicted by HS2

The Families Evicted by HS2

HS2 - Walking The Line

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A row of 12 family homes once stood together in a neat row at the end of Common Lane in Washwood Heath, Birmingham - until HS2 announced they were in the way of the proposed railway line. In this episode two fathers, Pervez Akhtar and Shalinder Diwan, recall the shock of learning they would have to leave their homes, Jane Haynes finds out how life has turned out for them since. We also meet Darren Bartlett, whose business site in Alum Rock was taken over by HS2 against his wishes. He describes the stressful impact of 18 months spent haggling with HS2 over the value of his land. HS2 - Walking The Line is a Laudable production, presented by Jane Haynes and produced by Matthew Millard.
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A row of 12 family homes once stood together in a neat row at the end of Common Lane in Washwood Heath, Birmingham - until HS2 announced they were in the way of the proposed railway line. In this episode two fathers, Pervez Akhtar and Shalinder Diwan, recall the shock of learning they would have to leave their homes, Jane Haynes finds out how life has turned out for them since. We also meet Darren Bartlett, whose business site in Alum Rock was taken over by HS2 against his wishes. He describes the stressful impact of 18 months spent haggling with HS2 over the value of his land. HS2 - Walking The Line is a Laudable production, presented by Jane Haynes and produced by Matthew Millard.
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