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Prayers requested by @CLC_Stockport following second adjacent building disaster in 18 months

Prayers requested by @CLC_Stockport following second adjacent building disaster in 18 months

CLC STOCKPORT has experienced its second adjacent building disaster in only 18 months as an upper section of the building next door to their new premises collapsed into the road on Thursday 21st November 2013. CLC STOCKPORT has experienced its second adjacent building disaster in only 18 months as the top floor of the building next door to their new premises collapsed into the road on Thursday 21st November 2013. It was only in May last year that the original shop was forced to close and relocate following a fire in the premises next door. The following call for prayer was issued on Thursday via facebook:

“Please Pray – the unoccupied shop building next to ours collapsed into the road at 7pm this evening. The occupants of the flats above the shop have been evacuated as a safety precaution. One of them appears to have had his car written off – you may be able to see it under the rubble in the photo. The whole of the top floor of the building is down – apart from a very dangerous corner ‘tower’ that remains next to our building. There seems no doubt that will have to come down too before anyone is allowed into our building. Even so at first glance it does look as though our building will be ok, but obviously until that is verified by the building inspectors who are due at around 8am Friday morning we won’t know for certain…” Continue reading

CLC Stockport reopens at 9.15am today, Monday 29th Oct 2012

CLC Stockport reopens at 9.15am today, Monday 29th Oct 2012

CLC STOCKPORT — damaged and forced to close due to a fire in an adjacent building in May this year — reopens for business at 9.15am today, Monday 29th October 2012. The reopening was announced on facebook and twitter by John Watkins, the store manager, over the weekend. Although the notice specifies opening Monday to Friday … Continue reading

CLC Bookshop Stockport damaged in town centre fire

THE CLC BOOKSHOP IN STOCKPORT has been damaged and is closed until further notice following a fire that broke out in an adjacent building in Stockport town centre early this morning. A BBC News report (shown right) states that the blaze broke out at approximately 2.20am, with more than 50 firefighters called out. At the … Continue reading