Dudley businessman 'overwhelmed' by reaction to removal of landmark Chieftain tank
A Brierley Hill businessman and property owner said he has been 'overwhelmed' by the response to a landmark tank which has stood at the entrance to the industrial estate he sold last year being removed.
The video of the Chieftain tank, which saw service in the Gulf War being taken on a truck from the Delph Industrial Estate has received over 200,000 views.
Tony Whittaker sold the site, which has has 40 units, for £7m in August last year and the tank was left standing at the entrance as it had become a familiar site to visitors and customers since 1994.
Now it has been sold as well and was towed away on Tuesday, with a video posted by Robert Cockburn of Bailey's Tackle Shop going viral and his and Tony's phones ringing 'non stop' since.