Gundelfinger gets ugly Clifton mast removed after city cell-out

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Gundelfinger gets ugly Clifton mast removed after city cell-out

Scenic Clifton view is brought forth as city finally removes unsightly cellphone mast after four-and-a-half years

Senior reporter

Sir Robert Baden-Powell would be proud. The founder and first chief scout of the worldwide S cout movement may now rest more peacefully knowing that an enormous cellphone perched on top of the scout hall in Clifton has finally been removed.

Baden-Powell, a former lieutenant-general in the British army, once famously resisted a 217-day siege in Mafikeng during the Second Anglo-Boer War. But he may not have endured the four-and-a-half years it took to liberate the scout hall roof in the parking area of Clifton Fourth Beach.

Fortunately salvation was at hand in the form of tenacious lawyer and Clifton resident Billy Gundelfinger, who stepped forward to represent the 177 bungalow owners of Clifton, Glen Beach and Bakoven (The Bungalow Owners’ Association)...

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