17
JUN
2013

Indoor Collectors Fleamarket – Lighthouse Inn, Walcott

On Sunday 16th June, the Poppy Centre Trust were invited as the charity to benefit from this Fleamarket by DK Fairs. Each year they run three of these events in our area and look to support a local charity. Admission was by donation, we had a stall, staffed by some of our shop...
15
JUN
2013

Canopy completed, external staircase brickwork starts

The canopy work is completed and the brickwork is started on the external staircase which now needs to be enclosed.
28
MAY
2013

Conditional Grant – Sheringham Shoal Community Fund

We receive fantastic news, Sheringham Shoal Community Fund have offered us a conditional grant of £20,000 towards the Ground source heating, subject to getting the rest of the £60,000 within 6 months. Thank you.
20
MAY
2013

Canopy framework is installed

The canopy framework is installed, the external staircase fitted and internal stud work continues.
21
APR
2013

Studwork and electrical work commences

Brown & Payne start first fix of all the electrical and fire safety installation. Stud work commences to the first floor.
14
MAR
2013

Internal block work almost complete

Most of the internal block work is now almost completed. First fix of all the heating, hot and cold water pipework continues. Ground is prepared at the front of the building ready for the canopy to be installed.
18
FEB
2013

First fix of hot & cold water pipework commences

Anglia Heating and Ventilation start first fix of all the hot and cold water pipework for the building. Bryn Williams, our main building contractor continues with the internal block work. We appoint Cooks Blinds and Shutters to supply and install a folding wall to the the first...
15
JAN
2013

Contractors Appointed

Following our grant from the NCC Construction Fund in December we are able to appoint the following contractors: Brown & Payne – for electrical and fire installation, Midas Structures – for the canopy and external staircase, Anglia Heating and Ventilation –...
22
DEC
2012

We get £100,00 from the Construction Fund!!

What a fantastic early Christmas present.  Our application to the Norfolk County Council Construction Fund has been successful.  We have secured £100,000 worth of funding towards our project.  We are over the moon – it means at long, long last our project has been...
15
DEC
2012

September – December 2012

With the opening of the Charity Shop funds were building towards the project.  Blockwork continued to the inside of the building, the electric and water connections were made.  By December all the external brickwork was complete, internal brickwork to first floor level, internal...