The Day The Builders Came

There have probably been worse building sites in Cambridgeshire, a result of the county’s seemingly unstoppable growth, although I cannot recall one quite as bad this, and I have worked on a few over the years. There was an Environment Agency that did not care, a local authority in denial and a builder hoping to make a quick profit but instead ending up knee deep in mud.

Here are selected extracts from Sorry About The Mess (We’ve Got The Builders In) a story of incompetence and greed and a warning to avoid digging holes on land with complex and troubled histories.