Thursday, 21 December 2017

Community Volunteers Start on Kitchen Project

In readiness for the builder starting on the kitchen refurbishment project on 3rd January community volunteers have been busy preparing the kitchen.

On Wednesday 20th December a team of community volunteers were at the Hall  to move and store all the crockery, cutlery and kitchen equipment.

On Wednesday 20th December Dart Electrics (electrician) and Martin Greenslade (plumber) were on site to isolate the kitchen's electrics and the plumbing. This enable all the old units to be moved.

On Thursday 21st December a team of community volunteers were at the Hall and removed all the old units.

The kitchen is now clear and ready for the builder.


Monday, 18 December 2017

Interesting Fact 7

Celebrating a Century as a Parish Hall
Before the current layout of the kitchen in the Hall the plan of 1966 shows there was a kitchen accessed through one door at one end of the stage and a room labelled Cloaks accessed through door at the other end of the stage. The plan shows the kitchen and cloaks as two separate rooms.

Monday, 11 December 2017

Kitchen Refurbishment - Meeting With The Builder

On Monday 11th December we held a meeting with the builder who is contracted to work on the kitchen refurbishment to finalise plans and agree start dates. The project will start on 3rd January 2018. The main builder is Steven Leach Building Services Ltd., the electrician is Dart Electrics and the plumber is Marting Greenslade.

Saturday, 2 December 2017

Interesting Fact 6

Celebrating a Century as a Parish Hall
Polling Station
The Hall has a regular use as a Polling Station. On 5th June 1975 it was used in the EEC Membership Referendum. The photograph shows a resident of the parish arriving outside the Hall to cast a vote.

Friday, 1 December 2017

Heritage Project December Question

Every month for a year we are asking a question linked to the history of the hall to provide an opportunity for community engagement by researching and sending us the answer.

December Question
When was a kitchen first installed at the Parish Hall?