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Pulrose: 100 years of ownership by Douglas Corporation today

Thu, 22 Jan 2015

Pulrose estate
Pulrose estate

100 years ago today, the Pulrose estate was purchased by the Douglas Corporation.

That's according to Douglas West MHK Chris Thomas, who says they paid £19,000 with a view to use it as a rubbish tip for the short-term, whilst looking into building a housing estate for the future.

The date was referenced in the book 'Douglas Centenary 1896-1996' when the council was 100 years old.

Mr Thomas explain how the plan for housing came about: 

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