Jawbone Arch removed from Edinburgh’s Meadows for repair work

Taken From BBC 18th July 2014

Plans have been announced to remove the Jawbone Arch from Edinburgh’s Meadows before repair work is carried out.

The arch, which has stood in the park for more than 100 years, will be taken into storage later this month.

It will then be dried and assessed by experts before preservation work begins.

The area surrounding the arch will be cleared of fencing for easy pedestrian and cycle access through the Meadows in time for the Festivals season.

The cost of repair work is estimated at £49,000, with more than half being provided by the City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh World Heritage.

Additional support from the Marchmont and Sciennes Community Council, the Grange Association, Friends of the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links, and a range of individuals, has also been pledged.

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