AlexWith3Tools-CIMG8057This is Alexandra Heal visiting the site for the first time since work began.
You might remember it was her letter to the local paper which renewed the campaign. She was fourteen at the time. It was too late, permission to demolish and build had been approved, but it stirred hope again after the Civic Society’s brave efforts to save it. Hence it is entirely Alex’s fault that I was drawn back in and dragged you all along with me. Alongside Marion Hamment from the very early campaign stage and throughout, Alexandra is to blame!
If it wasn’t for that one retired school teacher then, and a child later on, there would be no photographs on this website of a building, almost beautiful, and nearly ready to open. The fanfare is all theirs.