Daily Archives: September 4, 2013

Each man kills the thing he loves …

It seems older/smaller/historic prisons are closing, and being replaced by huge modern facilities.  Today’s news tells of four closures, including the one immortalised in the Ballad.

So what happens to the sites, and indeed buildings?  Do they get redeveloped to become expensive apartments?  In a city like Reading I expect they’d have potential to stand out as one of the best addresses in town.