Refurbishment Update

Here’s a little look at what’s been going on in our building over the past few months. . .

Great Hall – Ground Floor to First Floor Lift Demolition – Roof

October ’23

• External perimeter scaffolding
• Internal strip-out alongside asbestos removal
• Hoist installed to transport materials to roof level
• Internal preparations in readiness for re-roofing
• Protection of key building elements internally
• Installation of safety netting to Great Hall
• Over 45 tonnes of waste removed, crushed and recycled from site this week

November ’23

• Internal strip out and demolition works continuing
• Licensed Asbestos works complete
• Stripping of roof to Great Hall has commenced
• Temporary weather proofing to roof that has been stripped
• Propping to underside of First Floor slab ahead of demolition work
• Demolition robot taken to first floor in readiness to commence works
• Non – Licensed asbestos floor tiles removed
• Cut opening in staircase for access and egress
• Floor level survey undertaken

December ’23

• Demolition works continued to remove Brickwork to Stairwell and Lift shaft in Great Hall
• Staircase from first floor to basement removed
• Scaffolding to Clocktower complete and sheeted
• Acoustic build up of roof to Park Road elevation nearing completion
• Scaffold Handrail and Deck complete to Floor infill
• Screed removal from areas within the Great Hall
• Rubble cleared from the basement

Upcoming Activities

• Continue to build up new roof – Gutters and detailing
• Demolition of lift shaft to ground floor
• Commence Stone repairs

If you’ve any queries regarding the Trowbridge Town Hall refurbishment, please email the Wiltshire Council Project Team on FHSFTownHall@wiltshire.gov.uk