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Bournville again: can a new Birmingham hospital recreate the Cadbury effect?

A few miles from Bournville, the world’s first planned community, the new Midland Met hospital aims to regenerate one of England’s most deprived areas with ideas derived from that 19th-century ‘benevolent model.’ Read more here.

Publication date: 2017-01-10
Parent publication: The Guardian
Publication URL: Bournville again: can a new Birmingham hospital recreate the Cadbury effect?

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