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Build Update, 18 October 2017: The tower crane goes up

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer I’ve come across a few images this month that show the construction site from different vantage points to the ones I take photos from so I thought I’d start this post by sharing them. The first couple were taken by a colleague during a hard hat tour in […]

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Build Update, 20 September 2017: Latest site updates

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Has a month really gone by already? How about 12 of them? Since our last #BuildUpdate we’ve reached a whole year since the Museum and Art Gallery closed so building and construction could start. Time certainly flies when you have a huge redevelopment project to deliver! Just in […]

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Build Update, 23 August 2017: More progress on site

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Since our last #BuildUpdate the demolition of the post-war extension at the back of the former Central Library has been completed. With the building cleared you can really see the extent of the site for the first time – take a look at our web cam shot from […]

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Build Update, 19 July 2017: Onwards and upwards

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We’re mid-way through July already and there’s plenty more progress on site. Watch the web cam footage from last month for an overview of what happened in June. The mechanical demolition work that started in the middle of June continues. Here are some quick shots that show you […]

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Build Update, 21 June 2017: Major milestones

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We’ve got some major pieces of news to round up in this month’s #BuildUpdate! It’s hard to believe we’re more than half way through June already. In case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the most recent time lapse video from the construction site web cam. This covers […]

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Build Update: 24 May 2017, Discoveries and Hoardings

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Welcome to this month’s update on all things to do with the building and construction work that’s taking place at the History Centre site. Firstly, here’s the latest time lapse video from the web cam which takes us back to everything that happened during April. You may have […]

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Build Update, 27 April 2017: Making progress

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer The History Centre construction site continues to be busy as our contractors Willmott Dixon make progress. Demolition work and scaffolding are the two most visible things that have been happening since our last update. On some days it’s been pretty noisy working in the Museum Annexe with the […]

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Build Update, 30 March 2017: A hive of activity

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer If you’ve been checking out our web cam on a regular basis you’ll have realised that things have been really busy on site since our last #BuildUpdate post four weeks ago. A quick glance at these two shots taken a couple of weeks apart gives you an idea […]

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Build Update, 1 March 2017: The enabling works continue

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer It’s hard to believe it, but it’s been four weeks since our first ‘Build Update’ and time certainly seems to be passing quickly as things continue to progress on site. To kick this post off, here’s a quick recap of what happened during the first three weeks after […]

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Build Update, 1 February 2017: Becoming a construction site

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Anyone who lives, works, eats, drinks or walks up and down Tavistock Place will have noticed some very visible changes over the last couple of weeks! Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Sam Davey, put the first spade in the ground as part of our official ground breaking ceremony for […]

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