10 more things that cost the same as Roberto Soldado

Including a walk-in cancer centre, a retirement village in Birmingham and flood defences for Woking.

Roberto Soldado
Soldado… To think, they could have had a data sharing hub instead (Image: Jon Candy)

When Roberto Soldado signed for Tottenham Hotspur last summer, we did a spot of research and listed ten things that cost the same as the £26m it took Spurs to prise him away from Valencia.

With only one Premier League goal from open play and a series of embarrassing misses in recent games, it’s fair to say that the Spaniard hasn’t quite lived up to the lofty expectations that the White Hart Lane faithful no doubt harboured of him.

As such, join us in looking at ten more recent examples of things that cost the same as Roberto Soldado (technophobes: click on each thing in question to read more about it)…

10 more things that cost the same as Roberto Soldado

A walk-in cancer centre at Cambridge Biomedical Campus

A retirement village in Birmingham

Flood defences for Woking

A state-of-the-art science facility for researchers using resources on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire

Refurbishing the new residential complex of the controversial ‘Bishop of Bling’, who has since been expelled by the Pope

Refurbishing The Belfry to the extent that it could host the Ryder Cup again

A cloud-based data sharing hub launched by Norfolk County Council to link up information from district councils and other service providers

A 50,000 sq ft shopping park in Hayle

A new Book Storage Facility at the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford, capable of holding 8.4 million volumes on 153 miles of shelving

All the speed in Liverpool (well, nearly)

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