“The amount of demolition then will largely determine the time period for a rebuild. There is a lot of steel to be ordered and we won’t know how much we’ll need until we’re well into the demolition.
Mr Love said that one area of focus up to now has been engaging with tenants and determining if some could access the centre safely to retrieve stock.
There were 197 cars in the shopping centre at the time of the fire; 138 of these have been removed, of which 117 have been collected and 21 are awaiting collection.
Three cars remain on the roof of the car park, directly over the fire-damaged area.