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SUMMER 2018 WORKS BRIEFING

 

Chapel window survey

For insurance and project purposes, we will be surveying and recording the chapel window during w/c 18 June.  This will include the use of the cherry picker on Front Court for approximately 2 days.  Please observe the restrictions and signage.

Power outage 20 June

As detailed already by e-mail, we are in the process of installing a water heat exchange unit in Bin Brook.  Part of the installation is the need to provide power, the source being from the main intake room.  Preparatory to progressing this, we need to determine the best connection terminal and this involves accessing the main electrical intake panel.  To do this, we will be isolating the power on the afternoon of Wednesday 20th June at 2.30pm for up to 2 hours. 

Heat, light and power isolations will affect the Main College Building, 1 Sylvester Road, 1A Sylvester Road, 4 Adams Road, CWB. 

IT network, internet, etc in all parts of College - to prepare for this interruption, we will start to take down the servers in a controlled way from 2:15pm and the network may not be back up and running until 5pm.

2 Sylvester Road

This project has been ongoing since mid-March – thank you for your patience and cooperation.  Building works are expected to be completed by mid-July with furniture fitting then ongoing to mid-August.  The house will be ready for student occupation to coincide with the start of Graduate arrivals 22 September 2018.

One tree on the boundary between 2 Sylvester and 1A Sylvester will be removed during w/c 13 August.

Thorneycreek drive bridge

Strengthening works have been ongoing since w/c 4 June and are expected to be completed during w/c 25 June.  Once completed, vehicular and pedestrian access will be reinstated on this route but the car park will remain CLOSED.

Thorneycreek Cottage

Compound preparation will commence during w/c 25 June.  This will result in restricted access to/from both Thorneycreek Cottage and Thorneycreek House.  Residents of Thorneycreek Cottage will be relocating on 30 June – 1 July.

This project involves major repairs and renovations including the removal of the roof, clearance of internal structures and under-pinning work.  The rebuild of the house is expected to take at least 9 months (March 2019) and may take longer.

Thorneycreek House

The work at the Cottage will affect access to/from the House.  There will be directed routes which are shown on the plan.  Please restrict yourself to these routes.

Main College Building Refurbishments

Flat 8 and Sets 28 and 31 will be refurbished this summer as well as 5 bathrooms (TBC).  The set-up of scaffold access to High Court will be carried out during w/c 25 June.  There will be furniture movement during w/c 2 July but otherwise there is expected to be little disruption until w/c 16 July when the work will commence fully.

Power outage w/c 20 August TBC

As part of the continuing installation of the Heat Exchange Unit in Bin Brook, connection of supplies is expected during w/c 20 August for a period of one full day, subject to confirmation.

Heat, light and power isolations will affect the Main College Building, 1ASylvester Road, 5 & 6 Adams Road, CWB. 

IT network, internet, etc in all parts of College.

Tree Surgeon works

Various areas will be affected for short periods while tree works are undertaken during w/c 13 August.  Affected areas – Herschel Rd boundary, 1A/2 Sylvester Rd, bottom of Thorney Creek lawn, 3 Sylvester Rd, Wardens Lodge.  Please observe restrictions and signage.

Pond fountain

Installation of a new fountain in the pond will be undertaken during the period 13 – 26 Aug.  This will involve the partial emptying of the lake and some digging work.

6 Adams Road

The paths around the house will be relaid during the summer vacation.  The work will involve limited excavations and there will be restricted access in place throughout the period.

2 Adams Road cycle shelters

New cycle shelters will be installed on the eastern side of the house during the summer vacation.  The work will involve limited excavations and there will be restricted access in place throughout the period.

3B Sylvester Road

The patio outside the kitchen will be relaid during the summer to enable the ground floor French doors to be opened, allowing use of the area.  Additionally, the ground works outside the front right hand corner will be excavated to ensure that the damp proof membrane is above soil surface.  This will affect rooms at the front.  These works will involve limited excavations and there will be restricted access in place throughout the period.

2 Adams Road

It is anticipated though still subject to confirmation, that a programme of window replacements will commence this summer.  There will be limited disruption in those rooms affected as windows are removed and replaced.  Further advice will be given as plans are confirmed.

 

Correct as at 15 June 2018