Leicester Mercury by Dan Martin
One of Leicester’s “least loved buildings” will face the bulldozers after its demolition was approved last night.
The city’s huge 1970s market hall is to be flattened to make way for a new public square after councillors passed plans for a £7 million revamp of the area.
Members of the city council’s planning committee unanimously approved city mayor Sir Peter Soulsby’s plan aimed at re-invigorating the historic market.
Nearly 300 people had signed a petition opposing the demolition of the current market hall.
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