Landscaping, external works and construction of the timber store

February 2002

The approach ramp is constructed of aggregate and earth fill retained by a pressure treated softwood retaining wall

approach ramp

Base course material is laid and rolled to form the foundation for the entrance area surfacing.

entrance

March 2002

The walls to the basement are rendered.

external render

April 2002

gridshell

Construction of the timber store

Steel reinforcing and ‘monotube’ cardboard formwork for the columns has been fixed ready for concrete to be poured.

gridshell

Aluminium frames covered in plywood form the base of the formwork.

gridshell store

gridshell store

gridshell store

May 2002

Reinforcing steelwork is fixed

gridshell store

gridshell

June 2002

Timber store is complete.

gridshell

June 2002

The approach road is resurfaced, car parks are graded and surfaced with aggregate, fencing and soft landscaping is completed in time for the official opening on the 24th June 2002.

gridshell

gridshell