The modest childhood homes of two of Britain’s best-known entertainers lie empty. But their fate appears very different.
Here’s Durham council on Stan Laurel’s empty childhood house “the Laurel link is vastly important for attracting tourists and generating money for the local economy.”
And here’s Liverpool council on Ringo star’s empty childhood house “Ringo Starr’s house has no historical significance demolition is the only option.”
It’s interesting to see that Durham council believe that the Laurel connection will lead to greater demand and a greater sale price for the house. We’ll see whether they’re right [...]