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Asbestos removal to start at Hereford Town Library

Hereford LibraryAsbestos removal work to start in January 2016

Herefordshire Council are hoping to commence the asbestos removal works in the second half of January. It is expected that the work to remove the asbestos will take 5 to 6 weeks.

Currently library staff are packing books and resources that they are able to get access to in advance of the work taking place.

At the Cabinet meeting on December 3 Herefordshire Council approved the plans to spend £86,000 on the asbestos removal and committed to further funding of £900,000 on the Town Library. The Council are working closely with Hereford Library users group to look at ways of providing an enhanced library facility and service for the people of Herefordshire. The User Group are currently discussing options with other stakeholders and will be responding to the Council with their thoughts by the end of February 2016

The minutes from the December 3 Cabinet meeting will appear here

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