DISAPPOINTED... National Trust Kadina branch chairperson Graham Hancock inspects the growing holes in the Kadina Cemetery wall. Copper Coast Council is considering different options to fix the wall, and each presents various issues. Restoring the wall could cost more than $1million, but council’s alternative idea of replacing it with a much cheaper Colorbond fence has been opposed by local history experts. The structure’s state heritage listing further complicates matters. DISAPPOINTED... National Trust Kadina branch chairperson Graham Hancock inspects the growing holes in the Kadina Cemetery wall. Copper Coast Council is considering different options to fix the wall, and each presents various issues. Restoring the wall could cost more than $1million, but council’s alternative idea of replacing it with a much cheaper Colorbond fence has been opposed by local history experts. The structure’s state heritage listing further complicates matters.

Hole range of issues for cemetery wall

COPPER Coast Council has developed a plan for the deteriorating Kadina Cemetery walls, but it has been slammed by local heritage experts.

A draft report was presented to elected members at the May meeting, highlighting the condition of the walls, and a possible solution.

The draft report estimates replacing the stone in the two side walls and back wall would cost more than $1million.

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