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Behind the Scenes, 22 February 2018: Hard hats and lot of history

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer With the assistance of our building contractors Willmott Dixon we’ve been running hard hat tours for the public and community groups for a year now. They’ve proved to be really popular with spaces quickly being snapped up and some people returning each month to keep a close eye […]

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Build Update, 31 January 2018: New views from around the site

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Welcome to our first Build Update of 2018! As has become the custom, here’s the most recent footage from the web cam. It gets a bit quieter in the second half when we took a break for Christmas, but the first half is interesting to watch as you can […]

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Build Update, 21 December 2017: Concrete, panels, holes and walls

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Everyone on site is looking forward to a short break over Christmas – but before we have a few days off here’s a quick roundup of some building and construction tidbits! Firstly, here’s the November web cam footage in case you missed our social media posts about it recently. […]

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Build Update, 29 November 2017: More progress and discoveries

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer I’ll start today’s post by bringing you up to speed with the time lapse footage from the construction site web cam. Here’s the footage from September and October which we haven’t yet shared on the blog. We do post this footage on our YouTube channel each month too. Other […]

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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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