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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 20th June, 2015)

Demolition of Wharfside

Demolition of Wharfside
Following the devastating fire last weekend, the demolition team move in.

Photo: Brian  (iPhone 6)
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Comment by: Garry on 20th June 2015 at 08:50

Sad and sorry for all those people who's had to leave their homes.
The building seemed quite bad by fire damage..in my opinion building should be made of brick and not PVC.

Comment by: PeterP on 20th June 2015 at 09:13

All the comments about this fire have been made on "general". The photo brings home how nasty a fire can be.

Comment by: Garry on 20th June 2015 at 13:20

This IS PHOTO-A-DAY PeterP, I don't go on GENERAL!!!!!

Comment by: PeterP on 20th June 2015 at 15:31

Garry my comment was not aimed at you, your comment was correct. Admin only put our comments on line at the same time not when you type it.

Comment by: Garry on 20th June 2015 at 16:04

Fair do's PeterP.

Comment by: A.W. on 20th June 2015 at 17:51

Buildings go up very quickly nowadays compared to when everything was bricks and mortar. I suppose it should follow that they come down just as quickly but it makes me wonder if modern techniques and materials are as good as the old ways.

Comment by: Tony Haslam on 26th June 2015 at 11:59

Went to see this on Wednesday. So sad for the residents. Only the top floor damaged with fire, but the rest damaged through water. It is heartbreaking, there is still washing out on one balcony. Man working there said there are still plates on tables with half eaten meal.

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