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Demolition of the Father Hudson Society complex is currently in progress 25/01/2014

The St Edwards convent is now cleared and St Philomena's was half demolished yesterday.

The asbestos removal guys are in the process of doing their stuff in St Mary's and the remainder of St Edwards main building, the reclamation guys have been in and taken anything of value and all the trees have been removed and shredded.

After talking to the asbestos removal guys and the demo guys yesterday it looks like the site will be cleared within the next three weeks.

Pretty sure there are plenty of people glad to see the back of this place with its dark history of child abuse.

RIP Father Hudsons Complex

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I was passing earlier so I nipped around the back to see how things are going, the demo blokes were flat out. St Joseph's and St Philomena's are now rubble as is the St Edwards convent that was attached to the boys home. It looks a lot different there now. The main St Gerard's hospital building still needs to be explored and for now it looks to have been left alone by the demo crew for now. Not sure for how long though as it is down for demo in the planning.

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