Developers are beginning a £34 million regeneration scheme at the Sherwood Estate in Tunbridge Wells in Kent by starting to knock down six blocks of flats in Kemble Close.
People who used to live there have been gathering at the local community centre to say a final goodbye to their former homes.
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One of Clandon Park's most historically important rooms has survived the fire that gutted the rest of the 18th century mansion.