The Urgent Works to stabilise the building began at the end of November after the Trust were successfully awarded a grant of £199,000 by Historic England. Coniston were contracted to complete the work under the management of Martin Ashley Architects.
The site has been cleared of vegetation and asbestos and the scaffolding in the main body of the building has been erected.
Work has just begun on the propping the tower and should be completed in the first week of February. The building should then be safe and stable to allow for main renovation to start towards the end of this year.Read More