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Days 30 and 31 – Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd August 2016

Days 30 and 31 – Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd August 2016

Work concentrated on the retaining wall behind the new kitchen and the new step area that will give us quick access to the garden.  The soil is clay and heavy, and although it has been well compacted over the years before its disturbance for this build, it needs to be held back with a strong wall.

Digger to remove remaining soil for steps 2

Digger to remove remaining soil for steps

As the height of the garden from the new patio is well above the ground level, about six steps will be required. This means more digging out to create space for the steps, also taking into consideration the width of each step and the drop of each step.

Digger to remove remaining soil for steps

Digger removing remaining soil

View from bedroom 2

View from bedroom

View from bedroom

2nd View from bedroom