11th February 2019

 

Rupert Willoughby

 

Basingstoke and its contribution to world culture

 

One of the most derided towns in England, renown for its

dullness, Basingstoke is distinguished only by its numerous

roundabouts and absurd Modernist architecture. Rupert

explains that the post-war planners, who inflicted such

features as 'The Great Wall of Basingstoke' on the town,

were politically motivated and bent on destroying all traces

of its past. One of the most derided towns in England,

renown for its dullness, Basingstoke is distinguished only by

its numerous roundabouts and absurd Modernist architecture.

Rupert explains that the post-war planners, who inflicted such

features as 'The Great Wall of Basingstoke' on the town, were

politically motivated and bent on destroying all traces of its past.