Village Hall Refurbishment in Pictures
This overdue picture update shows the village hall
transformed! The air to water heating system has been installed, underfloor heating all in place and new
flooring laid. With the wood panelling and walls painted the village hall looks fresh and welcoming
and feels warm and dry. Only a few minor jobs to be done and the work will be complete. Congratulations to
18 July 2010 - These pictures
show the underfloor heating in place and the new flooring being laid. The roof beams have been reinforced
to take the extra weight of the PV panels and have been stained to the original colour. Outside, on the North
side of the building (tucked away from public view) the heat exchanger and the little cabin housing (containing
the heat pump controls and 'buffer' hot water tank for the air to water system)
are all smartened up and operational. The roof vent is back in its proper place and will also be operational
again. With the dado in place and the interior paintwork complete, the hall looks smart and
11 May 2010 - The village hall
was sufficiently complete to allow it to be used as a polling station for the recent general election.
Fantastic progress has been made as you will see from the images below. We particularly love the
refurbished roof ventilation cone which is part of the character of the hall and is looking
The Photovoltaic panels are now
all in place on the roof, tiling is complete on the North side and the interior wall panelling is nearly
26 March 2010 - Stripping off
of the old roofing is quickly finished and the new roofing insulation material installed. Jack Welch, Green
Streets project manager discusses progress and options with local builder, Chris McCann. Meanwhile inside the
building, new wood panelling is fitted to the lower part of the walls.
March 2010 - First fix electrical work in progress, wall insulation is well underway, and roof insulation has
arrived, awaiting reinforcing works to be
February 2010 - The floor insulation is complete and covered in concrete. The wall lining is in progress and the
building team take a moment to pose for the
1 February 2010 - The new floor
is taking shape.
25 January 2010 - The volunteer team
barrow in the hoggin for Chris McCann's men to spread.
19 January 2010 - Chris McCann's men
beginning the job of lining the internal walls.
6 January 2010 - After the old
internal wall cladding and floors have been stripped out, a gang of local volunteers, young and old alike,
turned out to complete the stripping out and leave the hall ready for Chris McCann's men to prepare the
walls for waterproofing the building. The work was ably supervised by a cock robin, who had taken advantage of the open building to seek shelter.