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Saints legend Matt Le Tissier unveils new red and white artwork
They were already flying high following their return to the Premier League.
Now the colours of Southampton Football Club will take pride of place on top of one of the city’s tallest buildings.
The famous red and white stripes have been painted on the plant tank room, at the top of Millbrook Towers, in Windermere Avenue, to celebrate Saints’ return to English football’s top flight.
And Southampton legend, Matt Le Tissier, was on hand to reveal the new artwork, alongside residents of the Southampton estate.
The club’s signature colours were unveiled following the completion of a series of new murals, which have been put in place at the bottom of the 25-storey high rise.
Housing chiefs have been working in partnership with Balfour Beatty to bring a new lease of life to the estate, which also saw Saints hero turned TV pundit Matt, 43, talk to residents about how the council can further improve its relationship with the community.
Southampton’s housing boss, Cllr Warwick Payne, said: “This unveiling celebrates not only Southampton Football Club’s success but also the eye-catching artwork.
“This is a prime example of what can be achieved with everyone working together.”