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demolitionstartedThe mature shade trees which were in the way of construction work for a high rise Government housing project at the “Grotto” on the corner of Upper Beckles Road and Dalkeith, St. Michael, came tumbling down today, despite objections from the Barbados National Trust and some residents of the district.

Heavy duty equipment moved into the area this morning and started clearing the site for the multi-million-dollar four storey, five apartment blocks. (EJ)


  1. Harry Roberts May 10, 2013 at 8:15 pm

    Was it not possible to incorporate the units around the trees? surely this would have resulted in a shady developement and such lovely old trees would have added such character to the project. Remember Four Seasons where that site was raped and century old trees were bull dozed.

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