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Turner for the worse


The fact that there were only two expressions of interest for constructing the proposed Turner Gallery in Margate speaks for itself (NCE last week). Who in their right mind could advocate building such a structure in such a hostile environment.

How does the concept of resilient painted steel cladding equate with an additional sacrificial layer of steel?

Whether built in concrete or steel the maintenance costs would have been horrific and a millstone around the neck of KCC for years to come.

It is a pity that £6M of Council Tax was spent on exploring such a ridiculous idea John Baron, 5 Rosebriars, Salmons Lane West, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 5ER

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