Newbury Racecourse homes development
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Newbury homes development on course

House building is on the rise, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

In October last year, the UK construction sector rose by 2.2%, fuelled by a big increase in house building, the ONS said.

BBC South Today visited Newbury to assess the impact of the town's Racecourse development consisting of 1,500 new homes.

  • 07 Jan 2014
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