||The site proved to be the most difficult to reclaim
because of the disposal of sewage and surface water, for
which there was no outlet in the neighbourhood.
were many old mine workings and spoil heaps up to 17
feet high. To deal with sewage, a new sewer 2 ¼ miles
long had to be constructed from the estate to the Corporation Outfall
Works at Bescot. A culvert also had to be constructed to discharge surface water
By 1935 two hundred houses had been built on the site,
which was designed to accommodate 454 houses.