Beatles childhood home gets a facelift

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The home where George Harrison, a former member of The Beatles, grew up is blooming with summer flowers after local organisations joined forces to give the home and surrounding area a facelift.

The guitarist’s childhood home, 25 Upton Green in Speke, received special treatment last week after staff from South Liverpool Homes (SLH), Liverpool City Council’s Neighbourhood Team and McDonald’s Restaurants worked tirelessly to plant flowers around the green which is a popular tourist spot for Beatles’ fans. All 22 homes on the green were given planters filled with begonias and pansies to put in the front of their homes as part of McDonald’s ‘Love where you live’ campaign. They also painted railings and BT boxes in the green that were in need of some attention.

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