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<p>A retired bank worker is the last person living on 'Britain's loneliest street' which is all due to be knocked down - but he's refusing to move.</p><p>Nick Wisniewski, 66, has no neighbours living beside him in 128 flats after the last of around 200 residents moved out in December.</p><p>The eight blocks of flats and other homes on Stanhope Place are all scheduled for demolition.</p><p>But Nick refuses to leave - despite the council's attempts to buy him out.</p><p>Nick says council officials have offered him £35,000 plus two years' rent somewhere else if he moves.</p><p>They want to flatten Stanhope Place, in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, and redevelop the area - but he is refusing to go.</p><p>He said the area made up of eight blocks used to be buzzing with 200 people.</p><p>But it now lies abandoned and overgrown with empty properties boarded up.</p><p>Nick claims North Lanarkshire Council's offer would not be enough to buy somewhere else.</p><p>Retired TSB bank worker Nick said he is not in a position to buy anywhere else and is too old to get a mortgage. </p><p>Nick said: “The last person left in December, it’s like a ghost town now.</p><p>"It’s so quiet and strange being the only person living here. </p><p>“I’m used to it now, but it can get lonely, there is no one to speak to.</p><p>“There are eight blocks each with 16 flats in them - there used to roughly be 200 people here and you would struggle to get a parking space.</p><p>“Now I am the only one left.”</p><p>Nick bought his flat in 2017 under the Right to Buy scheme which helped council tenants buy their homes at a discounted price.</p><p>Council chiefs offered Nick alternative accommodation in a terraced house for two years rent free which he turned down.</p><p>He said he is worried he doesn’t know where he will end up living – but doesn’t want to leave his home. </p><p>Nick, who retired last year, said: “When people left they just dumped old cookers, mattresses, washing machine outside, it was a mess.</p><p>“The council just left the flats lying empty after people moved out.</p><p>“There is no security and people could get into the empty flats and lots of windows have been broken.</p><p>“Thankfully I haven’t had any trouble.</p><p>“The grass is badly overgrown, it’s ridiculous.</p><p>“I think the council are leaving it unkept to annoy me or in the hope I get fed up and leave.</p><p>“They offered me £35,000 for my flat and two years' rent free somewhere else.</p><p>“But I am not prepared to start paying rent again and £35,000 is not enough to buy somewhere new.</p><p>“You’re talking £80,000 to £100,000 to get somewhere new.</p><p>“I’m worried that I don’t know where I am going to end up living.</p><p>“I didn’t work all my life to have my home taken from me when I am too old to get a mortgage on something else.</p><p>“It would be so hard to leave my home."</p><p>A spokesperson for North Lanarkshire Council said: “We fully understand this is a sensitive issue and are working closely with the resident. </p><p>"It would not be appropriate to discuss the specific financial details, but we are working in accordance with our policies to ensure the resident receives a fair deal and to support him so that he finds suitable alternative accommodation.”</p>
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