The steelwork for the Ambulatory is nearly finished and painted almost completed. The lugs sticking up will carry the glass fixings which will hold the glass above the steelwork so that it will look as if it is floating. The glass is now expected to be delivered next week and then the Ambulatory will be dry and ready for the underfloor heating.
The decision on the roofing slates has been made and the Conservation Officer has agreed that the Spanish slates can be used in place of the Delabole. This will ultimately result in a better looking roof as all the slates will be the same colour blend, which would have been a great disadvantage had we used the existing slates with newly quarried ones as they were very different colours and the sides of the finished roof would not have matched.
Barbara Sheard and Michael Carver