Showing the care of a proud father, Chris Richards is bringing the history piece Mansfield back to use as a function centre.
It has required a substantial sum of cash and discussion with Maitland City Council
While the building had previously been used for functions, the former bank has undergone significant changes – to cater for 21st century events – that include a circular drive and establishing the main entrance at the rear.
“Without a doubt it will be the grandest building in Maitland if not the Hunter Valley and country NSW,” Mr Richards said.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Jan. 9, 2014.