Sir John Betjeman arrives at the Guildhall to talk to the Institute of Bankers 14 January 1971
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A packed crowd at the Guildhall listened to Sir John Betjeman lecture about the perils of insensitive development in Bath. He described modern buildings as 'rent collecting slabs of glass and steel pretending to be on modern lines, but merely done so because it is cheaper'. Her declared that the developers must be stopped as they are 'eating up the city'.
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Bath Central Library