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The Quality of Leicester

The Quality of Leicester Out Now

The Quality of Leicester explores 2,000 years of history and architecture that have shaped the city throughout its fascinating history. Watch The Quality of Leicester book trailer.

Over 500 images taken by a team of local and award winning photographers capture Leicester's human environment and character displayed in its buildings, streets and spaces.

Divided into five distinctive sections, the book draws attention to the city's origins and Medieval era, Tudor and Georgian periods, Victorian and Edwardian boroughs, 20th century and modern Leicester.

Its author, Michael Taylor is a town planner and specialist in the conservation of the built historic environment. He worked for many years for Leicester City Council and was the council's senior building conservation officer. In his role he was the author of the first The Quality of Leicester and a revised version published in 1997.

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