Archives Building Progress Report week 9

20 August 2019

Bill McKim Facilities Manager


Weather conditions

Mixed with very heavy downpours

  • Progress on schedule.
  • Blockwork/ Brickwork
  • Front brick elevation and rebated slips
  • Drainage

Blockwork coming up from the slab and showing the below ground brickwork

Surface drains have been approved by building control

The front of the building showing the stepped brickwork awaiting brick slip engraving

Mortar colour and mix provided and bag finished.

Cavity ties in place 

Cavity ties treated with patch repairs through penetrations


Looking ahead at week 10.

Continue with external brickwork.

Continue internal blockwork .

Inserting lightning protection

Drainage installation.

Wall insulation