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jackyboy
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Edited Feb 22, 2011, 11:14
Re: The worst kind
Feb 22, 2011, 11:13
Sanctuary wrote:
Littlestone wrote:
nix wrote:
How 'Wiltshire' was that?!


I don’t know, I don’t know how many Art Deco buildings there are in Wiltshire; sadly, though, there is now one less. Further more, as Nigel so accurately says, “Art Deco represented a period, not a county and the garage represented a pivotal period in Avebury's history”.

But surely, the Art Deco building which was Bonds Garage, was of such uniqueness, and with such strong links to Keiller, iit should have been saved not bulldozed and replaced with five new houses so close to the World Heritage Site.


Sadly the developer didn't see it that way LS and I don't suppose anyone came forward to tempt him otherwise financially.


I sure that NT had the opportunity to purchase. They didn't have the resources at the time or maybe the inclination. but had they managed to get their hands on it and developed it. Wouldn't the argument be the same as the Toilet Cafe. They already have too much control of the ability to earn money from Avebury.
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