BY ELIZABETH MERAB
AND GRIFFINS OMWENGA
Not too long ago, only the moneyed lived in places like Lavington, Kileleshwa, Kilimani and Lang’ata in Nairobi.
The ambience in these estates was enviable, with lots of greenery and well-maintained roads.
Besides, most of the houses were either bungalows or maisonettes in individual compounds, so the residents enjoyed peace, privacy, and security.
However, this once serene atmosphere has been rudely interrupted, with flats springing up in some of these exclusive areas as developers seek to make maximum use of whatever land they have.