25
OCT
2015

Tables and Chairs arrive!

We applied to Awards for All for a grant towards fixtures and fittings.  We were successful and have just taken delivery of all the tables, chairs, trolleys etc that we will need for the new building.  Thank you to them.
20
SEP
2015

Thank you to DK Fairs – Walcott

Once again this year the Poppy Centre was invited to be the host charity of these antique and collectable fairs held at the Lighthouse Inn at Walcott.  There were sales during May, June, July and August – the grand total that has been received/raised by the Poppy Centre i...
20
JUL
2015

Flushing loos!

The water system has now been commissioned and is up and running – we have flushing loos and water to all taps – it feels like this is a major step forward.  We have also part fitted the kitchen, which is a kitchen of two halves, a stainless steel (semi commercial)...
20
JUN
2015

Hot and cold water system installed

Whilst waiting for the funding to come through for the ground source heating system, the Trustees, in association with our contractor Anglia Heating, have set aside enough funding to install the hot and cold water system.  This will enable much of the plant room work to be...
20
MAR
2015

Doors have arrived!

There are over 50 doors to install in the Poppy Centre building and many of these have started to be delivered.  They are all 30 minute fire doors, so they are extremely heavy.  The installation process begins.
15
DEC
2014

Stalham Christmas Tree Festival

Each year there is a Christmas Tree festival in St Mary’s Church in Stalham.  For the past few years the Poppy Centre has provided a tree.  Many of the trees on display are from local groups, businesses and the schools, promoting who and what they are.  This year we wanted...
23
OCT
2014

Lack of Funds is holding us back

Progress has been slow due to lack of funds.  Since July the floor coverings have been completed, the plant room has been prepared ready for the ground source heat pump installation, the gshp ground survey has been completed and the remaining sanitary ware has been installed...
25
JUL
2014

Path works commence

The drains have now been connected and work has commenced to the path ways which will be fully accessible and link the car park to the new building.     
23
JUN
2014

We’re getting there!

In the past few weeks progress has been steady.  We now have all the floor coverings to the first floor and the ground floor is in progress. The toilets, showers and changing rooms are now almost complete and the skirting and architrave is now being fitted to all areas. We have...
04
APR
2014

Windows and Doors installed!

We now have windows and doors installed – what a difference this makes: