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Land in St Lawrence Close


News from Dorothy Richards

I wondered if anybody knows, or knows someone that knows, what the land was like just before 1970 -72 when the houses in St Lawrence Close were built?


One local builder who did a job here remarked that the remains of an old filling station were dumped here so he wasn’t surprised about what I found in the garden. This may explain why one piece of garden kills everything that I plant in it. Luckily it is out of sight. No one else in the Close has the problem of rubble under the ground.


The above is an extract from Dorothy Richards' Garden Club article for January 2021. Read her full article in the Garden Club section of the website here.

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