Town Hall Tuesday – Week 46

21/11/2017

I’m afraid week 45’s blog didn’t get written as your trusty blogger was suffering from tonisllitis – this week’s bumper edition includes images from the last two weeks and lots of updates!

Ground floor

With the window restoration progressing well we have now started to cut out the stonework to form the new door openings. The existing ashlar stones which infilled the Georgian arches are being stitch drilled and then neatly chiselled to form the new openings. The existing stones are being retained and used to rebuild the wall under the old ground floor fire exit door. The plastering to the office wall is now complete, this retains the old fireplace and nook which were concealed behind the tiles in the previous ladies toilets.

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First floor

The ceiling decoration is now complete and the birdcage scaffold has been removed. This will allow the ground floor lath and plaster ceiling to start.

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Attic

The new joists are almost complete, we are now insulating underneath these and fitting the fire barrier to the existing central section. The wall to the holiday let area has been constructed.

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Externally

Window restoration is progressing well and we hope to start glazing in a couple of weeks’ time. The roof, clock tower and Bellcote are now fully complete and awaiting final inspection from the design team. The curved coving is now being prepared for decoration with a specialist paint.

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Town Hall Heritage Group Meeting

16 Oct 18

A group for those interested in keeping the Town Hall heritage alive. This will be our first meeting (Tuesday 16th October in the Town Hall at 7:30pm.) The aims of the group will include communications, looking after the council records and putting on events or tours to celebrate the Town Hall and Brackley’s past. These … Continue reading Town Hall Heritage Group Meeting

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