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No breach at Royalton Blue Waters, no need for action – Falmouth Mayor

Published:Tuesday | November 15, 2016 | 11:58 AM
Wilkinson says at no time was any guest in danger.

The Mayor of Falmouth, Garth Wilkinson, says there is no need for any action by the Trelawny Parish Council following yesterday’s construction accident at the Royalton Blue Waters hotel in the parish.

Wilkinson says at no time was any guest in danger.

Five workers were treated at hospital for minor injuries received in the accident.

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Wilkinson says he has received a report from a technical team that visited the site indicating that the accident occurred after a section of the concrete awning around the hotel collapsed while workmen were installing a glass pane.

The Falmouth Mayor says there is no need for any action because there was no breach by Royalton.

 

Mayor of Falmouth Garth Wilkinson

This is the second construction accident at a Royalton property this year.

In May, five workmen were injured after the collapse of a section of the Blue Diamond Royalton hotel construction site in Negril, Hanover.