The Battle of the Heights

In 1965 Ian Athfield commenced building his own house in Amritsar Street, Khandallah.  Wanting to work close to his family, - he continued work from, and around his house, and he subsequently purchased an existing house in Onslow Road, directly below.  He continued the same process of working from this, and building, and he has subsequently found himself in the middle of a controversy, both with the neighbours and the City Council.  Television and newspapers have recently featured items on him and it.  "Journal" Ace reporter Chris ("the cartoon is finished") Brooke-White went along to find out what the story was (as they say in Designscape) - Now read