Leicester - cobbled "jitty" next to Leicester Cathedral (on the right of the picture)

Leicester - cobbled "jitty" next to Leicester Cathedral (on the right of the picture)

Clock Tower from above with all the old buildings ... my Grandad used to stand here. An Inspector on the buses for Leicester City Transport

Clock Tower from above with all the old buildings . my Grandad used to stand here. An Inspector on the buses for Leicester City Transport

Leicester New Walk Museum - Where dinosaurs hang out with Egyptians. A very happy place to live and work.

Leicester's museums & galleries contain some of the finest objects of local, national and international importance covering social history, biology, fine and decorative arts, technology and archaeology.

Gallowtree Gate, pictured in 1958

Leicester: Gallowtree Gate, pictured in 1958

It's grim in the Middle...this is the area of Leicester where my dad grew up - now largely swamped by the LRI expansion & DMU. A world of back-street boozers, bookies' runners & bare- knuckle fights...

It's grim in the Middle.this is the area of Leicester where my dad grew up - now largely swamped by the LRI expansion & DMU. A world of back-street boozers, bookies' runners & bare- knuckle fights.

Art Deco store in Leicester. Previously known as Harris's Corner when it housed Harris's furniture shop. http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Changing-Charles-Street/story-13366195-detail/story.html

Art Deco store in Leicester. Previously known as Harris's Corner when it housed Harris's furniture shop. http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Changing-Charles-Street/story-13366195-detail/story.html

The Haymarket Theatre, opened in 1973 by Sir Ralph Richardson. Closed 2007....and still closed. http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Leicester-s-Haymarket-Theatre-taken-market/story-26364912-detail/story.html

The Haymarket Theatre, opened in 1973 by Sir Ralph Richardson

Leicester Castle Magazine

Leicester Castle Magazine (C) Ashley Dace

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