Brancker: Time to revive Speightstown


While many are sounding the death knell for Speightstown, businessman Rawle Brancker is forecasting revival of the quaint northern town.

“Don’t bury Speightstown,” Brancker pleaded while addressing guests at the official opening of a redeveloped Speightstown branch of the Barbados Lumber Company on Friday night.

Brancker and his business partners have taken the lead in having the once bustling business centre rebound by modernising their housewares, hardware and building products compound at Queen Street. Friday night he called on others to join in the revival thrust.

The executive chairman of the indigenous Barbadian company shared his vision of a restored town where historic buildings, shops, ocean-side restaurants

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.


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