Liverpool

Bricks and mortar 1 - 0 People?

This ITV news item seems to suggest that the 'saving' of the Welsh Streets from demolition through the intervention of SAVE in support of local activists, may prove a Pyrrhic victory, with erstwhile residents priced out of some, perhaps most, of the newly refurbished houses. It is a story that contrasts starkly with upbeat commentary elsewhere (e.g.

Liverpool Welsh Streets masterplan launched

This blog post describes the latest stage in the Welsh Streets saga, with a Masterplan produced by Liverpool's partner Place First made available for scrutiny. This seems to be written from a 'Kelvin Grove' perspective, with Nina Edge's post highlighting the long-drawn-out process for remaining residents, despite Kelvin Grove having been removed from the demolition proposals as long ago as 2011.

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