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1381, WS/018/18
Walnut Street

Speaker: Webster, Roger, 1954 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Environmental Health Officer
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Brief family background at Grasmere Street, Leicester. Briefly mentions impact of local football ground, more detail on expansion of Leicester Polytechnic [De Montfort University] in 1960s, 1970s. Describes his 'area' as child, route to school. Anecdote of neighbours reacting to noise of his scooter when a teenager. Detailed description of housing in area, reasons for slum clearances, people's reactions to this. Talks about current problems on St Andrew's estate, noise pollution. Gives opinion on City Challenge scheme, air quality, possible local developments.
Place of birth: Leicester
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Language: English

Recording Date: 17/10/1994
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: No copyright Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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