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Offline DaveR

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Local Eyesores
« on: September 05, 2010, 05:32:43 PM »
Talk about the long running problems with certain buildings in the Three Towns area...

*all together now*

Llandudno

Pier Pavilion site  Click here to go to post
Clarence Hotel
Tudno Castle Hotel  Click here to go to post
Railway Station
Penmorfa Click here to go to post
Derelict site, Parc Llandudno
Augusta Holiday Flats, Augusta Street



Deganwy

Deganwy Castle Hotel Click here to go to post


Conwy

Billingtons Garage Click here to go to post
Black Lion Click here to go to post
Fruit N Fibre Shop  Click here to go to post
Red Lion/'The Bombsite'  Click here to go to post
The Cockpit
Butterfly Jungle


Colwyn Bay

Colwyn Bay Pier Click here to go to post
Rhos Harbour Bistro Click here to go to post
A & A Cash & Carry, Abergele Road Click here to go to post
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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2010, 07:21:37 PM »
 :-[Still waiting for things to start at the railway station,no sign of any action happening :rage:

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2010, 07:26:32 PM »
Hey, Rex, good to see you on board.  :D

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2010, 08:47:21 PM »
What about the scaffolding around Wetherspoons? I was fascinated watching the guys erecting it, it really is a feat of engineering but I've yet to see anyone working on it! Does anyone know what's happening?

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2010, 08:52:21 PM »
 :)Thanks Dave,could not get on but whey here i am and looking for a start date for the station. :o

Offline DaveR

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2010, 09:02:28 PM »
What about the scaffolding around Wetherspoons? I was fascinated watching the guys erecting it, it really is a feat of engineering but I've yet to see anyone working on it! Does anyone know what's happening?
Funny you mention that, I've been thinking exactly the same thing. :D Scaffolding's been up for a couple of months now yet no cleaning or painting of the building appears to have been carried out.

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2010, 08:02:22 AM »
Good to see you, Rex :-)
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Offline Trojan

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2010, 08:12:34 AM »
Good to see you, Rex :-)

Yes, good to see you. I notice you're now Wrex rather than Rex.  00




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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2010, 08:51:27 AM »
Good to see you, Rex :-)
Yes, good to see you. I notice you're now Wrex rather than Rex.  00
I can probably change Wrex back to Rex if he wants, with a bit of fiddling.  D)

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2010, 09:00:31 AM »
Good to see you, Rex :-)
Yes, good to see you. I notice you're now Wrex rather than Rex.  00
I can probably change Wrex back to Rex if he wants, with a bit of fiddling.  D)

Technically it's Wrecs

Offline Llechwedd

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #10 on: September 09, 2010, 03:00:25 PM »
Who owns all the land at the Builders Street side of the railway station? It's huge and totally wasted is that where the new "transport hub" is to be?

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2010, 06:32:08 PM »
Who owns all the land at the Builders Street side of the railway station? It's huge and totally wasted is that where the new "transport hub" is to be?
It's all owned by a company called 'Northern Markets', run by Michael Don from Manchester. He's not done a lot with the site (ok, anything), so I can only assume it was bought as an investment and he's waiting for a juicy offer from a retail developer or similar.

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2010, 06:40:40 PM »
Walked past the Tudno Castle Hotel earlier, the state of the building is declining quickly now. Broken windows, render falling off, fly posters, boarded up doorways - it all looks awful. If only planning permission had been granted for that Travelodge!
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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #13 on: September 10, 2010, 06:28:32 PM »
Can you please add the Penmorfa bomb site to the list.    I was looking at it today and it's a mess and as I was driving down the Marine Drive today an open top double decker tourist bus was travelling behind my car.
I can just imagine the driver on the tour bus saying as he passes the site  "on your left was the home of Alice in Wonderland and now on your right is the White Rabbit statue"
They are both a disgrace and I wouldn't like to be living in the nice apartments nearby,especially if you are thinking of selling.   :(

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Re: Llandudno Eyesores
« Reply #14 on: September 10, 2010, 06:51:40 PM »
I think that, in years to come, the demolition of Penmorfa will be come to be seen as a massive blunder. There was no need for it to be demolished, apart from the fact that the site owners left it exposed to the weather to deteriorate for a year or two.


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