Week 21: The floor is finished (well, almost) – and it looks fantastic!

This week has seen a lot of activity indoors and most of the work is now complete. The electrical switches, sockets, lights and emergency lights have gone in. There is a little more to do in the accessible WC, and then the power can be restored to the building. The radiators have been installed and …

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Week 18: Hooray! we’ve finished with the scaffolding!

We’ve now reached another milestone in that the scaffolding has finally gone. Conrad has finished the end gable and painted the woodwork, and replaced the finial that came off the original building.. Looks good, doesn’t it? Meanwhile, the work inside has continued. The exposed joists have been sanded and stained so they will match the …

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Week 17: OK. It’s plastered

Great news; the plastering is now virtually complete (apart from some touching up when all the doors and windows are finished). Conrad has started on the guttering and downpipes, in the process he has been able to re-use one of the cast iron downpipes that’s probably over 100 years old. He has also installed the …

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