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Central Leader - - OPINION -

I am writ­ing to ex­press my sor­row when read­ing your ar­ti­cle about the plans to de­mol­ish St David’s Church build­ing on Khy­ber Pass ( Cen­tral Leader, Novem­ber 26). This build­ing in my opin­ion is a prom­i­nent and in­te­gral part of our in­ner city his­tory and it’s pres­ence has great mean­ing to many peo­ple.

I be­lieve that the build­ing is a war memo­rial site and that there are many his­tor­i­cal fea­tures within it.

Surely restora­tion rather than de­mo­li­tion would be the best out­come which would en­able St David’s to move ahead and con­tinue to serve the com­mu­nity as a mul­ti­pur­pose venue for a wide range of ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing church ser­vices. I hope all as­pects are care­fully con­sid­ered and dis­cussed be­fore the fate of this grand build­ing is de­cided.

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