Monthly Archives: March 2015

Closing the gate

Not many jobs to go now…but one of the last ones was to install the new gates to the courtyard which Nigel and Toby carried out today. It adds a little finality to the development and an added bit of … Continue reading

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Light up my life

After the illuminating success of the barn uplights, next it was the driveway bollards and entrance sign. On a cold night I ventured out to take a few snaps which I hope captures the best of the barn at night. We’re probably … Continue reading

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Chock-a-block

Almost done. After two days of back-breaking work, John and his team have almost completed the block paving entrance and it’s looking good.

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Grand entrance

Every establishment needs a grand entrance and Copdock Hall will be no different. Okay, so it will be a wooden fence and block paving with a sign – but it’s our entrance and in our minds it’s as grand as … Continue reading

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Tar and gravel

When showing round bride and grooms over recent months we’ve had to spend a lot of time telling them what the surface will look like. Well after John’s efforts last week laying down the road planings and gravel on the … Continue reading

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Sowing the seeds

After levelling the rear ground and laying top soil, it was time for John and his team to rake over the earth and scatter grass seed today. It’s been very dry of late but right on cue, there’s due to be rain … Continue reading

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Electrical curtain call

After months of work – much of which goes unseen – Mark the electrician began finishing the last of the electrical work today which included replacing the two front lights on the wall, connecting the bollard lights and final street lamp … Continue reading

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Give me the light

The uplights are now in the ground around the barn transforming the building at night. Even if we say so ourselves…it looks stunning.  

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Sh** happens

One elephant in the room when it came to the front of the barn and the vista as you arrive has always been what to do with the existing sewerage plant in the front field. Installed – we are told … Continue reading

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Courtyard colour

The colour scheme in the courtyard is also taking shape with the repainted main doors and toilet doors almost complete bar another coat. All are painted a bluey-grey (I’m sure there is a technical product name) which we thought would … Continue reading

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