Special points of interest:
  • Urban space as a palimpsest
  • Spatial structure and development of the borough/City
  • Eastward migration of the focus of the borough
  • Southward expansion of the borough after the closure of the South Field
  • Suburban high class development and its blighting

A walk of one and a half to two miles from modern to Roman
Gules, a cinquefoil ermine pierced; Semper eadem
  • The inner core affected by (a) 19th-20th-century redevelopment and (b) conservation
  • Municipal development in the late 19th century
  • Confinement of institutions to extra-urban space: prison; county lunatic asylum; and the Royal Infirmary
  • The influence of multiculturalism in the late 20th century