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Demolition begins on Luton 'riot estate'


Demolition crews have moved in to knock down an estate once blighted by rioting.The Marsh Farm estate in Luton is undergoing a £23m regeneration scheme.In 1995 there were two nights of rioting on the estate when about 500 people attacked police with petrol bombs, bottles and bricks. It followed four days of rioting in 1992.The site will become 93 new homes by the end of 2018. The shops that used to be in the Purley Centre have moved.

Source: BBC Beds