Council releases statement on why the BHS canopy has been boarded up
Hull City Council have released a statement after workmen were spotted boarding up the front of the BHS canopy in the city centre.
The canopy has recently provided shelter for some of Hull’s homeless population, but has now been fenced off with white boards.
Just last month, a Hull City Council report stated suspected raw asbestos fibres had been found in the BHS building and the former Co-op store in Jameson Street.
Although the council later said the buildings do not pose a risk to the public, it confirmed boarding has been placed around the site to ensure public safety after cladding... read more
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