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Old February 23rd 18, 10:42 AM posted to
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Default Lendlease wins Euston HS2 development role

Offramp wrote:
It's a strange name for a company, Lendlease. It allows peoples' minds to
wander back to the worst time in this country's history, when we held out
a begging cap to FDR and were handed a wispy lifeline in return for massive concessions.

I can imagine some 14-year old history student reading about that episode
and thinking, "THAT is what I'll call my company when I grow up."

Perhaps it has different connotations in Australia?

The Times has a short piece about the many links between Sir David Higgins,
HS2 chairman, and Lendlease: 290