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History Centre prepares to sign building and construction contract

PRESS RELEASE: The team behind the city’s ground breaking History Centre project is preparing for the start of a new chapter in the journey towards a 2020 opening. Plymouth City Council is set to sign a contract worth £22.6 million with Willmott Dixon for the major building and construction work while concept designs for some of the galleries have also been signed off.

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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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