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Grosvenor Estate (Page Street, Vincent Street and Regency Street, Pimlico. The flats designed by Lutyens featured a distinctive 'checkerboard' façade. In 1937 the 2nd Duke of Westminster, who owned the land, assigned the leaseholds of the 532 flats to Westminster council for 999 years, while retaining the freehold himself, with the condition that they be used as "dwellings for the working classes... and no other purpose" - source Wikipedia.org).<br />
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Grosvenor Estate (Page Street, Vincent Street and Regency Street, Pimlico. The flats designed by Lutyens featured a distinctive 'checkerboard' façade. In 1937 the 2nd Duke of Westminster, who owned the land, assigned the leaseholds of the 532 flats to Westminster council for 999 years, while retaining the freehold himself, with the condition that they be used as "dwellings for the working classes... and no other purpose" - source Wikipedia.org).

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