Extra cash hopes for Doncaster residents threatened by proposed HS2 demolitions

Officials may offer thousands of pounds more to residents on a Mexborough estate which is threatened by high speed rail plans.

Dozens of households on the Shimmer estate, between Mexborough and Denaby Main, have been warned their houses could be demolished under proposals to route HS2 through its site.

Under the proposed route which would take the track through Mexborough and the Dearne Valley, and past villages such as Barnburgh, Harlington and Hickleton, the houses would be subject to compulsory purchase orders and then knocked down.

Read more at: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/extra-cash-hopes-for-doncaster-residents-threatened-by-proposed-hs2-demolitions-1-8590910

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