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04/11/2015

Appeal: Hastings Prince Albert statue move approved

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A historic statue of Prince Albert, formerly part of the Albert Memorial Clock Tower in Hastings town centre, has been approved for relocation, despite the objections of Hastings Borough Council.

Inspector R W Allen noted that the statue had stood as part of the clock tower from 1864 until 1973, when the tower was demolished following a fire. The appellant put forward that the Council’s Museums Committee had been seeking to remount the statue in a public place for some time, a point which the council did not contest.

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