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    Default Poplar Street and Valentine Grove, 1972

    Not so popular Poplar StreetUnromantic Valentine GroveThe debate over slum clearance has been well aired over the last fifty years. There are many who believe the wholesale clearance of housing across Liverpool was an unmitigated disaster and that communities would have been best served by careful renovation of run-down properties. On the other side, there [...]


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    Another couple of cracking unseen pics Colin, thanks
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    Thanks for the pics of Valentine grove - I hadn't seen it before. My friend Joan lived there in 1960-63 and I remember sitting on her front step eating lemon sherberts! Hapy days! The buildings which occupy the site now are sad and colourless.

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    Here's Nos 6-8 in 1969.



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