Around 1km of scaffolding was needed around the tower to carry out the repairs. It took 12 weeks alone to erect that.
Contractors are working from top to bottom removing pieces of concrete that were breaking off the structure and filling in cracks. They are then repainting around the repairs.
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Dry but cloudy overnight.
Christmas Eve which could be rather frosty and Christmas Day looks like being generally cold and dry, but cloudier further east
Dry day with some good spells of sunshine