WATCH: Gary Neville on controversial development plans

The changing face of our cities is always a controversial issue - and no-one knows that more than the former footballer Gary Neville.

He's just had to dramatically alter his plan to redevelop the centre of Manchester.

There was anger that a popular old pub would be demolished - and the Town Hall would be dominated by two new skyscrapers.

In a minute we'll hear what Historic England have to say about his revised plan but first Andrew Fletcher reports: