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Papers concerning progress of New Earswick modernisation scheme from decision to modernise interiors and environment (instead of demolishing houses) to beginning of construction work, including correspondence with architect Richard Fraser of the Louis de Soissons Partnership and plans submitted by Fraser for redevelopment of Chestnut Grove area; discussion of Rumgay's report and social and economic implications of scheme; opinion of New Earswick residents; preparation and opening of 92 Chestnut Grove and 7 Western Terrace to the public as examples of modernised interiors; press coverage of scheme and ideas for future modernisation,16 November 1966 - 29 July 1970.

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