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:
13
FEB
2014

Floor covering laid to main hall

The main hall of the Poppy Centre building now has the floor covering laid.  What a difference it makes – we are now really working towards completion of this building.
12
FEB
2014

Charity Shop reaches £100,000

Today our Charity Shop, at 76 – 82 Stalham High Street has now raised in excess of £100,000 profit  towards the Poppy Centre building project.  This is a huge achievement is due to the fact that the shop is run entirely by volunteers.  A massive thank you to all of them.
13
JAN
2014

We have sinks!

Work continues to the toilet and changing room areas.  Wall panelling has now been installed to the male and female toilet areas, the toilet frames and vanity units have been installed and we now even have sinks!  It is really starting to look like a finished building.  All the...
11
DEC
2013

Flooring is laid to toilet, changing rooms and kitchen area

Another exciting stage of the build, the flooring has now been laid to the toilet, changing rooms and kitchen area.  This makes these areas ready for the washroom cubicles and panelling to be installed in the next few weeks, which will be followed by the sanitary ware.