Well, since we purchased our new premises work has progressed to pull out the interior to get the property back to sound materials. A very large quantity of plasterboard, wood and general rubble has filled many skips and fuelled a large bonfire. The property feels bigger every day and some lovely old stone walls are emerging from underneath it all, plus the original ceiling beams. Where possible (and practical) we will leave part of the walls and beams exposed to add to the character of the building.
Here’s a taster of what we have found in the business side:
Already the property has an entirely different feel to it as the character of the old building is starting to show itself.