The University of Leicester has confirmed that the sale of properties on Salisbury Road has been postponed during the current pandemic crisis and this includes Marc Fitch House the current home of the Centre for English Local History. The relocation of the Centre to the main campus during the summer has also been postponed. The Friends welcome this pragmatic decision and look forward to working with the University and the Centre to develop a viable and long term solution for the Centre and its valuable collections. We will provide more information as it becomes available. Hoping that all Friends as well as the staff and students at the Centre are keeping safe and well during these difficult times.
Dr Michael Gilbert
15 April 2020