The land was taken over by the Stevens' family and renamed Stevens' Town, it was a notorious slum and Ealing's largest working-class colony.
This is where our journey begins, the 10-acre site was once a patchwork of fields and orchards. This land was known as Ealing Dean.
Article: The Housing of the Working Classes
The Middlesex County Times, 1896
"On the Largest estates in Ealing, not a single spot has been allowed to be built upon to accommodate the working classes"
W.S.Smith Wildercombe, Ealing
Third Stage of Regeneration:
The Green Man Estate is currently being knocked down to make way for a new estate which consists of higher rent and smaller spaces. The plan is to rebuild some of the cottages but they will be sold for up to £600,000.
Second Stage of Regeneration:
The Green Man Estate is a complex of seven, eight-storey blocks, a number of four-storey maisonette blocks and a small number of three-storey town houses. Most of the cottages in Stevens' Town were destroyed in the process.
The blue line is the imagined landscape for the 2022 plan