Chantry and Hermes Points on the Elgin Estate in North Paddington. The asbestos-ridden towers were used by Westminster City Council to rehouse homeless families as part of the programme which became known as the 'Homes for Votes' scandal. The towers were demolished in 1995.
The Westminster 'Homes for Votes' scandal
Chantry and Hermes Points on the Elgin Estate in North Paddington. The asbestos-ridden towers were used by Westminster City Council to rehouse homeless families as part of the programme which became known as the 'Homes for Votes' scandal. The towers were demolished in 1995.

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Date: 22 Aug 1983
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