Monthly Archives: June 2016

Day 2 – Excavation Continues

Tuesday 28th June

Heavy rain forecast.

By 1pm rain stopped play.

The photos below show the work completed today.

Demolishing remains of wall

Demolishing remains of wall

Digger in action

Digger in action

Wall removed around house

Wall removed around house

Dumper close to house

Dumper close to house

Rain stops play

Rain stops play

Slippery slope

Slippery slope

Muddy

Muddy

Wet trench

Wet trench

 

Day 1 – A bit of Excavation

Monday 27th June 2016

Machinery arrived. Weather lovely. Forecast is not for the rest of the week.

Photos showing the story of today

Digger Commencing Work

Digger Commencing Work

Dumper Truck to take soil to the field

Dumper Truck to take soil to the field

Excavation Begins

Excavation Begins

Digging up the Lawn

Digging up the Lawn

Extremely large dumper takes soil to the field

Extremely large dumper takes soil to the field

Huge Machinery

Huge Machinery

New Patio Area

New Patio Area

New trench dug

New trench dug

New Trench looking towards Original Patio

New Trench looking towards Original Patio

Demolition of Wall

Demolition of Wall

New Road! Tyre tracks

New Road! Tyre tracks

Tracks to field where sub soil will be buried

Tracks to field where sub soil will be recycled

View from trench

View from trench

View from trench, potential for steps here

View from trench, potential for steps here

View along back of garage

View along back of garage

Couldn't resist having a go!

Couldn’t resist having a go!

 

 

Building Work

Monday 27th June 2016

Our long awaited extension is starting today.

Beginning with a new kitchen!

Before work starts

Back of Springdale

Back of Springdale

The back of Springdale

The area in front of the fence will be dug

out until it is in line with the room with

the patio doors.

 

 

 

 

The small patio

The small patio and wall will be removed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The kitchen will stretch from the

table and chairs as far as the end of the wall

that can be seen on the right.

Digger for ground works

Digger for ground works