Get your photos while you can!
I went in there and its a cool place but only had a crappy phone camera so didnt take any photos.
You have to follow a roundabout routes up and down stairs and lifts to get there.
I'm writing on behalf of a University of Leicester project team researching the Cultural Quarter area in the 70s-90s. We're sourcing images, audio, newspaper cuttings, ephemera, etc., at the moment and would be delighted to hear from anyone who would be willing to give us permission to use their materials on our website ( affectivedigitalhistories.org.uk/ ) and perhaps, ev...
I was a bit concerned at first that some of the photos aren't fitting the description but now I'm not too bothered because this group is an interesting thing to look at.
Don't post post totally outrageous things ok?
It's more or less a free group to join and you can post away to your hearts content which I like. I hate censorship with with a vengeance but please keep i...
I'm a bit of a nut for old maps and like to know how Leicester has changed a lot recently even if I hate history being bulldozed away.
I love anything to do with history.
I think its important we get a record because we can.
Most peeps have cameras and can keep track of these demolitions taking place for future generations and historians sake so it has to be a good th...
You may be interested in a collection of photos on the 'My Leicestershire History' website. In the 1960s and 1970s Dennis Calow photographed almost all of the terraced streets that were 'slum cleared' and we've put them on the website. Have a look at 'Vanished Leicester' here: www.myleicestershire.org.uk/
Thank you all for contributing!
Its going great guns so far.
The problem I can foresee is that eventually there will be no more demolitions and no more photos but its good to have a record of things that have changed all grouped together.
Photos are a rich historical resource and this group aims to show Leicester as it was and keep some sort of record of bygone things...