Often older people don't like change so I would expect some resistance from people who look back with rose tinted spectacles.
However some of those estate are incredibly grim and dreary places. Often making people anti social and a haven for crime especially drugs.
They can also be expensive for the council and tenants to maintain. Having all the problems of older buildings. Not true of all older estates but certainly this one.
Has this been resolved yet? Er yes, it has now.
More shitty tower blocks, this time in Ealing (again):
Something on the problem that we have high-demand areas for housing when elsewhere swathes of housing are empty, which leads to low-value and unsuitable land being built on (usually cheap shit development):
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