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Build Update, 27 June 2018: News and views from around the site

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Welcome to this month’s Build Update which rounds up a number of pieces of news and information from The Box, Plymouth’s construction site. As is the custom, here’s the latest lapse footage from the web cam for your viewing pleasure! Those of you who walk past the site […]

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Build Update, 30 May 2018: Web Cam Photos Compare and Contrast

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer As you may expect, it’s been another busy month on site at The Box! We weren’t able to include any time lapse footage in our last #BuildUpdate post but here are a couple of clips from the web cam to bring you up to date. May’s footage will […]

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Behind The Scenes, 3 May 2018: Lots of condition checking

by Val Grant, Collections Assistant with thanks to Terah Walkup, Art Curator The hard work is continuing behind the scenes as we prepare our collections for the move to The Box. Staff are condition checking the permanent collections that will go into the galleries that are being developed for The Box. Myself and our other Collections […]

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Build Update, 25 April 2018: The cantilever starts to take shape

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Our web cam has been out of action this month while the College of Art undertakes some maintenance work on their building, but today’s post includes a few snaps that you’ll hopefully find interesting. In terms of construction, the most visible changes this month are to our main […]

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Behind The Scenes, 4 April 2018: New images from the store and more

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer with thanks to Terah Walkup, Art Curator; Lottie Clark, Curator and Jan Freedman, Natural History Curator Today’s post rounds up a range of collections-based news which I hope you’ll find interesting. You may have seen some of our recent social media posts about a project our curators are […]

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Build Update, 28 March 2018: March Site Updates

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer It’s been a varied and interesting month on site and today’s post rounds up a number of pieces of news and information. Everyone working on site has had to contend with just about every type of weather over the last few weeks – from brilliant sunshine to lots […]

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ICE 200: Plymouth Breakwater Print

We’ve looked at lighthouses and bridges as part of our continuing commemorations for the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Now it’s the turn of breakwaters. This print was purchased for our collections in 1911. It shows Mount Edgcumbe, Plymouth Sound and Plymouth Breakwater from Staddon.

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