1986 Untitled Content

 There are old and new houses in the   
 area-from the Victorian housing in    
 Newtown to the recent Broadmead       
 development. Areas like Broadmead have
 a large number of detached houses. The
 Newtown area consists of mainly       
 terraced houses while Pitman Avenue,  
 off the Frome Road, consists mainlt of
 semi-detached houses. There are       
 bungalows (e.g.Ancaster Close) and    
 flats (Newlands Road) in the area.    
 Housing development is still in       
 progress between Wingfield Road,      
 Bradford Road and Cockhill.           
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
 

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