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Progress so far ...... (updated 22 Nov 2014)

~ A comprehensive business plan has been undertaken
~ £303,,000 has been raised by donations & pledges from the community
~ Guernsey Department of Education have expressed their support
~ Alderney States Members have expressed their support with £250,000 of matched funding
~ Beau Sejour Leisure Centre are helping with technical advice
~ Babbes Advocates Guernsey are paying for promoting the project
~ St. Anne's School Headmaster is supporting the project
~ St. Anne's School PTA are supportive
~ GeoMarine Guernsey have drilled 3 test boreholes on site free of charge and have produced a comprehensive report on the ground conditions
~ Forbo (UK) Ltd have donated all the flooring material for the gym, reception and changing area
~ Alderney Shipping are assisting us with transporting all the building materials from the mainland
~ KB Croxton Electrical and AL Electrical Contractors have generously offered to undertake the labour element of the electrical work on the building without charge
~ Island Scaffolding have generously offered to provide and erect all the scaffolding for the interior of the building without charge
~ Structural Engineers CBL Consulting have offered to undertake Civil Engineering reports at very preferential rates to support the project
~ Paul Clark has kindly offered to make warehouse space available without charge to store building materials
~ Keith Barker has generously offered to undertake some of the blockwork and plastering without charge
~ Ian Tugby has generously offered to dig out the foundations without charge
~ Highland Titles have made a major financial contribution and are offering the use of their equipment
~ Channel Windows are offering to contribute towards glazing the project
~ Ronez are helping with aggregate for the base
~ DHS are contributing towards the heating, plumbing and tiling
~ Graham OgierSwimming Pools are assisting us with equipment, materials and advice

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Fence off site area Done
Form entrance from Braye Rd Done
Construct retaining wall Done
Break up existing pool Started
Set up site office Done
Excavate 2 soakaways.
Excavate sloping pool base.
Lay and compact 200mm hardcore.
Lay 50mm sand blinding
Lay damp proof membrane under pool base.
Lay 75mm thick ridgid foam insulation to pool base.
Lay pool drainage pipe.
Install 2 drainage outlets.
Shutter edges of pool slab
Shutter column pad foundations
Install steel reinforcing for pool base
Install steel reinforcing for pad foundations
Pour 200mm concrete to pool base
Pour concrete to column pad foundations
Shutter 250mm thick concrete walls to pool.
Install pool skimmers in shuttering
Install other pipework outlets in shuttering
Pour concrete pool walls
Build blockwork foundation columns on pad foundations
Fill foundation blocks with concrete.
Strike pool wall shuttering
Lay 75mm insulation to outside of pool walls
Lay DPM to outside of pool wall
Back-fill to initial level and compact
Install below slab pipework
Install warm air ductwork
Lay DPM over backfill
Shutter floor slab edge beam
Backfill to secondary level
Lay DPM and seal
Lay 75mm rigid foam insulation
Steel reinforcing in edge beam
Pour concrete floor slab to pool area
Excavate strip foundation trenches
Pour concrete strip foundations
Drainage & service trenches
Sewer and rainwater drainage
Build blockwork foundation walls to required height
Excavate & backfill old pool
Lay 50 mm sand blinding
Lay DPM sealed to DPM from pool area
Lay 75mm ridgid foam insulation
Pour 100mm concrete floor slab
Grout bolt fixings for column bases
Install steel column bases
Install laminated timber columns and beams
Install laminated purlins
Bolt timber sole plate to slab edge on DPC
Install Mantel wall SIPs to pool hall
Install Mantle wall panels to roofed area
Install Mantle Roof SIPs over pool
Construct internal load bearing timber
Install fillets, facias and drips to roofs
Lay fibreglass finish to pool roof
Lay fibreglass finish to flat roof
Install rainwater gutters
Install windows
Install external doors
Floor screed to pool surround laid to falls
Floor screed other floors
Render pool wall and floor surfaces
Construct internal stud partions
Install internal glazed partition
Plasterboard internal walls
Electrical 1st fix
Plumbing/heating 1st. Fix
Plaster finishes
Pool tiling
Floor finishes – tiling
Decoration – internal
Decoration – external
Electrical 2nd fix
Plumbing & heating
Disabled toilet equipment
Reception desk
Gym equipment
Changing room equipment
Pool additional equipment
External hard landscape
Planting (trees & shrubs)
External lighting
Clean up

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