Art for Guernsey founder David Ummels yesterday revealed that old masters to modern British masters could be displayed within a ‘micro-museum’ within the Mansell Street art gallery, which the charity is leading the development of.

Addressing a Chamber of Commerce lunch, he also said the project could help revitalise the Old Quarter by both attracting people to the area and working with neighbouring businesses to maximise the benefits.

‘Our place is surrounded by beautiful, vintage windows and the last thing we want to do is to take the soul away from the building and replace that. But that doesn’t provide us with a great deal of security,’ said Mr Ummels.

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