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Watership Down

Helen Mark retraces the journey of Watership Down 40 years on and looks at the site at Sandleford where a housing development is proposed.

Helen Mark visits the Berkshire site made famous by author Richard Adams in Watership Down . Development is now planned in Sandleford near Newbury .
A planning application to build 2,000 homes has met with opposition from the local community. However West Berkshire Council says it needs to build more due to a housing shortage.
To explore the issues and mark the 40th anniversary of the book’s publication Helen retraces the landscape that follows the Berkshire/Hampshire border.

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25 minutes

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Sat 14 Apr 2012 06:07


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