Credits and acknowledgements

Photo credits

The photograph of what used to be the Midland bank is cropped from Former bank, 31, Granby Street, Leicester by Helen Wells licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 . So is the photograph of the Thomas Cook building on Gallowtree Gate.

The Leicester at night shots, one from outside Curve and the other from the footbridge near St Margaret’s Bus Station, are both by Holly Victoria Norval licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 .

The photograph of the statue of Thomas Cook outside the train station is by Paul Hudson licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 .

Grateful thanks to the photographers, for their wonderful images and for sharing them through Creative Commons licenses.

Website design

Website design is entirely due to WordPress and a clear and neat theme, Bushwick, by James Dinsdale and Automattic.

Data journalism

Many thanks to the superb Datawrapper for its free, open source, data visualisation tools.

Thanks too to Paul Bradshaw for his excellent series of books that explain spreadsheets and number crunching in ways even hack journos with humanities’ degrees can understand.


Many thanks to alt62 for funding and enabling the creation of Leicester Finance. All editorial material © alt62 2015

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