Progress on site

  • 1 June 2015
    May 2015 Update – Roof
    The new dormers are now in place, we have commenced with the stone installation for the traditional dormers.                 The flat roofing works are now largely complete, the steel work still continues to progress for the final and last pavilion.   The original balustrade is now back in […]
  • 1 May 2015
    April 2015 Update – Barwick Street Facade
    The scaffolding to Barwick Street is flying up, soon we will be able to inspect this facade close up and commence with the restoration works.
  • 1 May 2015
    April 2015 Update – Facade
    The façade works are now complete down to first floor level.  We have taken the wraps off the scaffolding to allow the stone to breath. A glimpse of this can be seen now on Colmore Row. Completion is due for the end of May 2015.  
  • 1 May 2015
    April 2015 Update – Shops and offices
    The strip out works are now complete and we have awarded Greswolde Construction the refurbishment contract for these prestigious shops and offices.                                      
  • 1 May 2015
    April Update – Roof
    The first of the new GRP dormers have arrived on site. Installation begins shortly. The framework for some of the new stone dormers is complete.  The waterproofing and stonework is due to start shortly. The waterproofing to the flat roof is well underway. The space created at 6th floor level is every bit as good as […]
  • 1 April 2015
    March 2015 Update – Barwick Street Facade
    Following approval for the restoration of the Barwick Street facade at a cost of £1.25 million.  The works include clearing of bricks, repairing the windows, restoring the rainwater goods and re-erecting the finials that were previously removed on the grounds of Health & Safety. Scaffolding works have commenced. Completion is expected before the end of […]
  • 1 April 2015
    March 2015 Update – Shops and Offices
    The shops and offices strip out continues and are on target for completion mid April. The initial reaction to the space being created has been very positive with good feedback from potential occupiers being received.
  • 1 April 2015
    March 2015 Update – Roof
    The new steel structure is being erected, with the majority of the steel work up to the Church Street Pavilion completed. The carpenters have been hard at work forming the new floors and mansard roof sections. The template for the new dormers has been made and the offsite works to cast has begun. Take a […]
  • 1 April 2015
    March 2015 Update – Colmore Row Facade
    The last few stones have arrived from the quarry and are in the bankers yard being carved ready to come to site. The big push is now on for completion of the façade works for the beginning of May.      
  • 26 March 2015
    New Dormer Windows
    Work is well underway for the construction of the new dormer windows for The Grand Hotel roof scheme. The process involves the fabrication of a full dormer offsite, from which a mould is cast. This mould is then used to create the new dormers that will be brought to site and installed at The Grand […]