Wolverhampton's 'mistakes' of the 1960s and 1970s were no worse than most other comparable English towns. What is significant is how Wolverhampton in the 1990s has recreated a vibrant, prosperous, attractive and dignified town centre, which is beating off the out-of-town challenge and is redefining itself as a university town with a sporting and entertainment focus and high-quality big city shopping.
We already have all that Mr Dormer asks of us - major park- and-ride facilities, the Midland Metro light railway planned and ready to go, a Town Centre Strategy and Action Plan preparing for the next 10 years. We deserve a better opinion than his superficial, inaccurate academicism.
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