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YOU SAY: Empty luxury.

Byline: Bernie Hunt

MAY I applaud your ECHO comment 'A fair price for progress' (April 15). It really hit the nail on the head.

Just who do these developers think they are? One whiff of a large profit and they are applying for compulsory purchase orders. The very least these developers could do is offer a fair market price for the properties.

As for the option of building 'luxury apartments' remain empty after being bought by speculators as an 'investment'?

What do the people of Liverpool and, in particular, Edge Lane have to gain by making way for a ghost town as the main entrance to our city?

The greatest cities in the world have evolved over time - they have not been forced by developers with one eye firmly on their wallets.

Bernie Hunt, secretary, Kensington Fields Co-operative
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Title Annotation:Letters
Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Apr 22, 2005
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