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WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR

ASTRAGAL

Will Alsop was certainly made to feel every bit the star when he popped up to Leeds to meet his provincial SMC: Gower brethren recently. It seemed as though the whole of Yorkshire turned out to see a masterclass from the Stirling Prize winner - now the head stallion in the ever-expanding SMC stable.

Surprisingly, Astragal's arrival in the city was greeted with far less hysteria. Presumably only fellow SMC staff get superstar treatment. But hold on a minute, SMC: Astragal? Now there's an idea. 'Hello, Stewart McColl? Yes, I was wondering if you fancied investing in a 100-year-old soak who. . .'

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