Author Archives: Jan Gillett

Splendid outdoor gallery around the perimeter

A great selection of paintings from the Pump Room Gardens and nearby is now displayed on the boundary fencing. Meanwhile, on Saturday 21st July the stones from the retaining wall to the flower beds are laid out ready for reconstruction. … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the walls

A  bigger job than one might think: the walls facing The Parade were in a bad way, and the stones seem to have a mixed history. The guys at work have promised to carefully look after the plaque…..

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Big machine on the job

Amazing scale of machinery just for some garden paths (!)

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Inside the fence: digging under way

In case you can’t easily get to the Gardens regularly we will keep these little news items flowing… Here you can see that the paths on the west side of the gardens are being dug up, in preparation for complete … Continue reading

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Work is really getting under way

You can always tell how serious the work is by the amount of fencing.. And, oh my there’s been lot of fencing put up today! Things are definitely getting serious!

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Memorial Benches in the Pump Room Gardens

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Dismantling is now complete and we can look forward with great anticipation to it reappearing as good as new

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Last chance to see…

Due to be removed Thursday 14th…. big truck plus big crane expected in the morning  

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June 7th..going, going

Bandstand dismantling work continues apace…..

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Bandstand work in progress

Work has started on dismantling the bandstand, prior to taking it to Lost Art for restoration.

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