Dust and steel

It is so busy at the LSI this week – although everything seems to be happening at basement and higher levels leaving the ground floor relatively calm.

At basement new walls (many wheelbarrows of bricks being laboriously taken down the front ramp to where they are needed!) and the base of the lift shaft are being constructed.

The rear basement rooms are being prepared for tanking to deal with the constant damp and make them usable in the future.  The air is filled with dust as concrete is sprayed onto the walls as part of this process.

Big excitement at first floor as the huge steels of the mezzanine have now been installed.  These were craned into the first floor windows early last Sunday morning.  It has absolutely transformed the space – it will be the most amazing space to work with views down to West Bay.  (if you are interested in office space leave your email on our contact page and we’ll add you to our mailing list so you here about opportunities as soon as they become available – the LSI will be THE place to be!)

The roof is looking good and it won’t be long before slates can go back on.  There’s still quite a lot of careful repair and restoration to restore the original features in this beautiful old building – but its getting there.