When I got back from my walk yesterday I was glad to see the scaffolders starting to remove the last layer of scaffolding from round the building. It had been there since March 2015, as reported here on 16 April 2015. Here is how the building looks now:
There remains some rubbish to be removed, but the contractor wants more money to remove it all, and passers by keep adding to the pile. At least I can now see out of the windows. I cleaned them yesterday afternoon.