Living the high life in a city centre tower block



They may not be everyone's idea of home, but for many, tower block living is just fine.
Now just a memory, at the time, Leicester's four huge, high-rise blocks of flats – two at Rowlatt's Hill and two on the St Matthew's Estate – represented state-of-the-art accommodation for their occupants, when they first appeared on Leicester's skyline in 1968.
For some, such as Doris "Doll" Sharratt, high-rise living in St Matthew's was something she never regretted.
The two 24-storey blocks – Goodwin House and Marston House – were named after two distinguished local politicians, both of whom... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 31
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