Earlier this year The Colonial Bar’s management announced that due to the end of their 10 year lease, the popular nightspot would close. The Colonial Bar is now closed and The Wellington Pub Company, the current owners, have submitted plans to East Hants District Council for the demolition of this iconic 185 year old building. … Continue reading this article ››
McCarthy & Stone Retirement Lifestyles wish to demolish Purbrook’s ex-Vicarage and redevelop the land for retirement flats. The location of the proposed redevelopment is 38 to 44 London Road, Purbrook. The Vicarage was built between 1840 and 1868 which makes it at least 147 years old. If this goes ahead, not only will Purbrook lose … Continue reading this article ››
It is with sadness that I have to inform you that Waterlooville’s 180 year old Swiss Cottage is no more. Death was officially pronounced at noon today. This is the video we never wanted to see, viewer discretion is recommended.
Today at lunchtime I popped up to Waterlooville to follow up on my promise to photograph the progress of the demolition of Swiss Cottage. Compared to yesterday, and the day before, there isn’t much left of this building. I had a chat quick chat with one of the workmen who advised the rest of Swiss … Continue reading this article ››
Photographs of the demolition of Waterlooville’s Swiss Cottage taken on Thursday 15th October.
The photographs below were taken this morning and shows the demolition of the building adjoining Swiss Cottage. It won’t be take long for this site, and Swiss Cottage to be levelled. We’ll keep the blog updates on Swiss Cottage going until there is nothing left.
Demolition of the exterior of one of Waterlooville’s oldest buildings, Swiss Cottage, has started. Roofing tiles were removed earlier today and the top floor is now open to rain through the torn roof felt. The people of Waterlooville tried to save you, Swiss Cottage, but we failed. Sorry. Click a photo to see a larger … Continue reading this article ››
Demolition is complete of Waterlooville Bungalows located next to the Maurepas roundabout on the A3. The two Waterlooville bungalows formerly located on this site have now been demolished; Churchill Retirement Living will build 27 Retirement Flats (& 6 Parking Spaces) here. Maybe the 6 Parking spaces are already full? The photograph below has two vehicles … Continue reading this article ››