HS2 have blatantly lied to us: Anger as demolition numbers for newly-built housing estate treble

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The Shimmer Estate in Mexborough has become emblematic of the controversy surrounding HS2, with the newly-built estate directly in its path.
Some residents have already moved on but others are determined to stay put – despite the estimated number of planned housing demolitions being trebled last week.
Chris Burn reports. It took little over a month for Becky Quartermaine’s dream move to a new family home to turn sour.

The teacher, her husband and their two children had been living in their cherished new property on the Shimmer Estate in Mexborough, South Yorkshire, for less than five weeks when they woke up to some shocking news: their new home was directly on the path of the revised HS2 route through Yorkshire.

Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/analysis/hs2-have-blatantly-lied-to-us-anger-as-demolition-numbers-for-newly-built-housing-estate-treble-1-9403127

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