Better student flats then student housing overwhelming areas of family housing.
DDiL's mother lives on a very pleasant estate of 1960s houses, detached houses, semis and bungalows, built at a time when even standard 3 bedroomed houses came on large landscaped plots. There is a primary school close by and a secondary school immediately adjacent. She has lived there since they were built.
The local university has established a new campus, just across the main road from this estate and gradually many of the houses are being bought up by buy-to-let-to-students owners, who because the space is there, extend them to provide rooms for up to 8 students and their cars.
What was a really attractive estate, with all the facilities to attract and provide for families is now a student colony, with the noise and cars that makes the area unattractive to families. The local council has finally drawn a stop to these houses going into multiple occupancy, but it is a bit late as many of the houses with extensions are no longer suitable for family occupation.
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