With stunning accuracy the metal jaws lifted the beams away from their moorings.
Spectators arrived to watch, as the last of the beams was removed, revealing hidden graffiti and views towards the fire station.
We wondered why, with so much engineering, it was necessary to dig out some of the final wall by hand
'It is sad' said the mother.....'BUT I have a new bedroom and we're getting new windows' asserted her daughter. The mother thought for a moment and said 'Yes, my daughter is right, it is for the best'.
I wish mother and daughter and the new road every success.