Down On The Farm

Twenty years after he first reported on the aftermath of rioting on the North London estate of Broadwater Farm that left a policeman dead and an area notorious for crime, housing specialist Christian Wolmar reports on the changes that the area has seen.

Comparing the estate to the one he saw twenty years ago, he finds that it is now being used as a model for urban regeneration.

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Twenty years after he first reported on the aftermath of rioting on the North London estate of Broadwater Farm that left a policeman dead and an area notorious for crime, housing specialist Christian Wolmar reports on the changes that the area has seen.

Comparing the estate to the one he saw twenty years ago, he finds that it is now being used as a model for urban regeneration.