Thursday, July 16, 2009

Protecting Metroland


BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme this week broadcast a rather nice short piece about the London Borough of Harrow’s plans to protect the Edwardian suburban houses developed around the Metropolitan Line station at Pinner. Immortalised by John Betjeman as ‘Metroland’, the proposals could lead to other councils seeking to adopt similar policies for their own bits of 20th century suburbia.