Homes for a pound in Liverpool

Liverpool city council is selling 20 derelict houses in Granby for one pound as a way to breathe new life into the area.

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Owner of first one pound Liverpool home gets key

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson and Jayalal Madde Credit: ITV Granada

The Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson has handed over the key to the first person to get a house in Liverpool for a pound.

48 year old Jayalal Madde is a taxi driver who has lived in Toxteth for eight years with his wife and two daughters.

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