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Why UK has smallest new homes in Europe?

Many new houses in the UK are "shameful shoebox homes" which are too small for family life, the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) has said.

It says average three-bedroom houses are 8% smaller - the space of a single bedroom - than the recommended minimum.

Richard Westcott reports.

  • 14 Sep 2011
  • From the section UK
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