UK photojournalist, Mark Power’s sensitive images for his project: ‘Peacehaven (Homes Fit for Heroes)’ – 2014. See Blogroll for a link.

‘In 1915, while driving along England’s south coast, the entrepreneur Charles Neville had an idea. Once the war was over, his fellow countrymen – fighting in the trenches just a short distance away across the Channel – would surely want a stake in the green and pleasant land they were so desperate to preserve, something better than the urban slums many had left behind. The expanse of beautiful but desolate cliff-top coastline before him, just six miles east of the resort town of Brighton, seemed perfect for Neville’s vision of a seaside arcadia.’ Mark Power

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