THE FUTURE of the Station Hotel in Ayr is caught between a rock and a hard place after emergency measures were taken over the condition of the building.

The impact has been felt most around the railway station itself, with services disrupted for the foreseeable future.

And the suggestion has been made that the building will cost millions, whether it is demolished or brought up to a tolerable standard.

For more on the current situation, see this week's Ayr Advertiser.