The award, or shall we say disgrace of having the Carbuncle Cup award for Liverpool's Terminally ill Ferry Building has left a few with red faces, and others such as the council leader who recently said Prince Charles told him, yes told him, that he thought Liverpool's regeneration was brilliant. It was Prince Charles who first termed the phrase Carbuncle into common currency to describe a architecturally disgraceful new construction.
I think Warren Bradley is making it up when he says Cllr Bradley also revealed that he had recently spoken to Prince Charles about the changes to the city’s urban environment, saying: “Prince Charles thinks we’ve done a wonderful job.http://www.liverpooldailypost.co.uk/liverpool-news/regional-news/2009/06/26/leading-politicians-face-liverpool-s-young-professionals-92534-23985324/
http://www.bdonline.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=430&storycode=3147432&channel=783&c=2But what of the other recent Carbuncles. The Unity Building that started all the blights on Liverpool's Iconic Skyline.http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/6105720/Britains-ugliest-building.html?state=target#postacomment&postingId=6120693 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/merseyside/8226211.stm
One Park Worst on Chavasse Park came 5th in the same Carbuncle Cup competition despite a desperate rear guard action by Grosvenor.
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