Semper Eadem (Always the same)

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Leicester motto is Semper Eadem, which means 'Always the Same'. This photography and Oral History project documents fifteen places in Leicester which have not changed for at least 25 years. (Read more)

An installation of the work was open for six months at Leicester New Walk Museum in 2008. With a grant from the Art Fund the artwork was then purchased by the museum for their perment collection (see link).

 

 

 

 

Cossington Street Swimming Pool, Cossington Street, Leicester. Opened 1894

For a number of years it was the largest municipal pool in England. The site was chosen due to an underground well which still supplies the water to the pool. It continues to be intensively used by the local community.

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