Leicester's New Walk towers topple in amazing controlled explosion

Leicester's New Walk Towers have been razed to the ground in an incredible controlled explosion this morning - find all the 'buiild up' and the 'blow down' here >>>

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People in Leicester awestruck on 'Demolition Day'

Thousands of people turned out to watch the end of an era for Leicester, as explosives ripped through one of the city's most controversial buildings.

After 40 years dominating the city's skyline, it took just 13 seconds for Leicester City Council's former headquarters in New Walk to be razed to the ground.

We spoke to people after the dramatic demolition, some sad to see the towers go, most happy to see them turned to dust!

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