How has Nottingham changed since author's 1930s memoir?

How has Nottingham changed since author's 1930s memoir?
 

"The wide-open space nicknamed Slab Square was one of the few good points of Nottingham," wrote Nicholas Monsarrat. "It housed a transient population of pigeons, drunks, beggars and, at the appropriate times, office workers eating their lunchtime sandwiches."
That was 85 years ago in a city that figures in the early histories of several distinguished writers. We know all about JM Barrie and Graham Greene. However, while the creators of Peter Pan and Harry Lime plied their trade as local newspaper journalists, Monsarrat worked in the law.
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10 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 31
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