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Why Camp Hill

Camp Hill is a large housing area in north West Nuneaton.  The estate was originally built by the local authority in the 1950s along with a number of National Coal Board houses. 

The Coal Board houses were built to accommodate miners moving into the area to work in the thriving nearby coalfields.   A number of traditional owner-occupier properties were also built.  Following the demise of the mining industry during the 1980s the local area fell into decline.  Pockets of severe deprivation, low economic activity, poor skill levels and poor quality housing created the need for regeneration.  The infrastructure such as street patterns, shopping facilities and other local amenities were also in need of major improvement and investments.