The masterplan for the development is inspired by the novel Chariots Of The Gods, that explores alien encounters and unsolved mysteries of ancient civilisations.
‘It’s such a shame to see these sorts of buildings left to go to rack and ruin when for a little investment they could be transformed into desperately needed housing.’
The list has been launched to celebrate the inventions, discoveries and social initiatives from UK universities which have had a transformational impact on people’s everyday lives.
Liverpool City Council has launched their ‘ethical’ housing company, Foundations, which will deliver £1bn worth of development over the next decade.
‘We want to reassure residents that we are not speculating with public money.’
The Government define a pocket park as a piece of land of up to 0.4 hectares which may already be under grass, but which is unused, undeveloped or derelict.