Thomas Field Hall: Kitchen Window Takes Shape

Detail from Thomas Field Hall - West Elevation and South Elevation/Section

The cill of the small window in the priest’s vestry was too low for the height of the new kitchen units so it has been taken out and rebuilt higher, making the new kitchen window a bit smaller.  It will line up with the window to the loo which is next to it. Next week the first part of the steelwork for the Ambulatory roof will be put up and the main roof to the Hall will be constructed; then we will really start to get an idea of the finished building.

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Thomas Field Hall: Doorway Finished

Detail from Thomas Field Hall - West Elevation and South Elevation/Section

The stone surround to the door from the Ambulatory into the church has been completed and looks very nice – or at least it will do when the flints have been re-built around it. The door will be tinted glass in a bronze frame set in an outer bronze frame.  The line of lead flashing above the surround will come off as will the two lengths of old render on the wall, and the wall neatened up.

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Thomas Field Hall: The Walls Start to Rise

Detail from Thomas Field Hall - West Elevation and South Elevation/Section

Progress on the Thomas Field Hall is now starting to be visible above ground as the walls start to rise. The below ground works have been completed. The services have been installed in the underground ducts and the precast concrete beam and block floor has been laid with the ground gas protection membrane beneath. Now the builders can start to bring up the external walls and the extent of the Hall can be seen.

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