Demolition under way

WORK appears to have started on the demolition of historic buildings on the former Royal Derwent Hospital site. Blogger Jarvo-325 reports that part of Ward 7 was knocked down over the weekend and his inquiries to the Tasmanian Heritage Council revealed that an appeal to the Resource Management and Planning Appeals Tribunal had overturned the heritage listing which had protected the building until recently. Read more at the Willow Court and Royal Derwent blog, which also has pictures of the destruction.

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