The Spot reopening in Derby - everything you need to know
The Spot's controversial relaunch be officially unveiled today in a showcase of street entertainment.
Redeveloping the area has cost £1.2 million and the public have heaped criticism on Derby City Council who first claimed the project was Government-funded before admitting forking out £510,000.
Public toilets and the iconic clock tower were taken away and replaced with a £50,000 piece of art and benches engraved with the history of Derby.
The council hopes the site will play host to more street acts and entertainment in the future and today's spectacle will only be the beginning.
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