Ringo Starr’s birthplace saved as council backs development
5 February 2016
From the section Liverpool
Ringo Starr’s former home on Madryn Street is among 200 that are being refurbished
Plans to develop the Liverpool street where Beatle Ringo Starr grew up have been approved by the city’s cabinet.
Liverpool City Council has approved proposals by developers Place First to demolish and refurbish terraces in the Welsh Streets district.
Its original plans for the area were blocked when then Communities Secretary Eric Pickles overturned his planning inspector’s backing for the scheme.
Starr’s former home had been threatened but is now among those to …read more
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