"Shands Emporium is on the move again at 7am on Tuesday 6 December. But this time to its permanent home beside the former Trinity Congregational Church, 1875, in Manchester Street. It has been strengthened and will be lifted by crane and turned round so that it faces Manchester Street.
"Anna Crighton, Chair of Christchurch Heritage Limited, said ‘This is a significant step forward toward the completion of Shands, ready for the public to enjoy this unique little building once again’.
"The whole complex of Shands, Trinity Church (including the replication of the tower) plus the Annex is planned to be completed by September 2017.
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