Graham Hickey wrote:And the neighbouring development - predictable stuff:
that last Building is shite - looks like it cost 50p to 'design'
Graham Hickey wrote:Super Valu is sharpening its knives directly across the road - hopefully they'll eat it alive.
The last building is quite literally a box with holes punched in for windows - the brick used is not nice either, that multi-shade variety.
You have to love the chateau first floor windows though, all that's missing are some Louis XVI frilly balconies and a grieving maiden or two
Thanks. The building is definitely worth retaining.tommyt wrote:Had a brief chat with the proprietot of the internet cafe that was there before it started to redevelop. He said it was structurally unsound but the council wouldn't let the owners knock it. From viewing the inside of the building from the top deck of the bus I think this is the case. There are a lot of RSJ's and other supporting beams up inside the shell at present. The internet cafe guy was hoping to relet the premises when finished
GrahamH wrote:Now that Iceland are pulling out of the Republic (the supermarket that is ), and Musgraves & Co are sniffing about, what's the likelihood of another Spar/Centra/Super Valu/Mace moving in to their Talbot St unit?
It would officially be the Convenience Capital of Western Europe.
I don't know what the locals do when they venture out to other areas of the city - must be shell-shocked at the notion of having to walk more than 8 yards for a pint of milk
GrahamH wrote:Just on this building at the junction of Marlborough Street as mentioned in another thread, it really is a shame what a decrepit state it is in: