How we did it: Designing out crime in estate revamp

Crime has plummeted on a London housing estate after security features were agreed in the design process, says Colin Marrs.

by Colin Marrs
(Left to right): PC Mark Headley, designing out crime officer, Metropolitan Police; Caroline Field, regeneration manager, Orbit; Ted Welch, project manager, Wates Residential; and Sergeant Matt Coe, Metropolitan Police
(Left to right): PC Mark Headley, designing out crime officer, Metropolitan Police; Caroline Field, regeneration manager, Orbit; Ted Welch, project manager, Wates Residential; and Sergeant Matt Coe, Metropolitan Police

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