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Help with Hough Hall, Moston, Manchester
« on: Tuesday 11 December 18 12:46 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I have been given permission by Sarah to place this help request in trying to locate probable living people.

We are taking the first steps into saving Hough Hall in Moston this 500 year Grade 2 Listed building is on the point of collapse and needs urgent rescue work.

The Consumer Watchdog Foundation and the F/B group Moston Remembered are trying to locate who they believe to be the owners, a task which so far has drawn a blank.

We are trying to find and contact Roger Barnard and Heather Mawhinney of unknown locations but they purchased it back in 2005. Rumours suggest Roger may still be in North Manchester. 

Please, Please , Please as this post breaks the Rootschat rules on living people, only PM me if you can help in tracing them, any other suggestions can be posted.

https://www.consumerwatchfoundation.com/sailing-oblivion-marie-celeste-hall-moston/?fbclid=IwAR0B6DTORsM9A9kJ4thLm4yYjvOd5rRCNMqDKEiEEqo8xAUxouIOsjQ6doM

Another F/B group Urban Collective recently film the Hall. very sad to see it this way

https://www.facebook.com/Clarky1503/videos/762353294103649/UzpfSTE2MjAxNTgzMDE0MTA4OTA6Vks6MTQ4ODYyODAxMTI3MDQ0NA/?comment_id=1501484329984812&reply_comment_id=1501494599983785&notif_id=1544456042431173&notif_t=group_comment
 
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Ken
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Re: Help with Hough Hall, Moston, Manchester
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 11 December 18 16:09 GMT (UK) »
Are rates payable on it?  If they are - perhaps the Local Authority could help with an address for them
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Re: Help with Hough Hall, Moston, Manchester
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 09 January 19 19:44 GMT (UK) »
Hello who's the best person to speak too about finding Roger . ?

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Re: Help with Hough Hall, Moston, Manchester
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 09 January 19 21:47 GMT (UK) »
Hello Poppy and welcome to rootschat.

I'm sure Ken will be very pleased to hear from you if you have information about the person he is seeking. He should receive an email notification that you have posted on this thread, so hopefully will be along soon to contact you.

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Re: Help with Hough Hall, Moston, Manchester
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 10 January 19 10:56 GMT (UK) »
Message from Leigh G Banks (CWF)

Well, thanks to the help of people in Moston a place close to my heart we have traced Roger Barnard, the once-renowned artist now assumed to own Hough Hall.
Unfortunately, as many of you probably know we are not in the UK therefore we have asked somebody to act on our behalf and explain to Roger that this not a witch-hunt but simply an attempt to get Historic England and Manchester City Council to recognise something needs to be done about this historic landmark.
We are waiting for this person's response.
Historic England and Manchester City Council will work with Roger to solve any problems but Roger needs to know what is going on.
Next, the people of Moston need to rally together and fight to get things done a number of people have contacted us offering to get involved and they need to set up a local action group.
From our side at the consumerwatchfoundation.com we are happy to offer advice etc and to publicise your battle.
The attached article gives background, info and some contact details for people who need to be made aware of what is happening to this beautiful old building.
Any questions etc do not hesitate to contact us.

Cheers
Leigh G Banks, CWF

https://www.consumerwatchfoundation.com/hough-hall-open-letter-people-moston/?fbclid=IwAR0hd7pGtxToHskDvPfav5lUminzT0MOf83n02ynxTIPCPhsWdLZEoJKdCI
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