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Sagres
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Clubhouse

Post by Sagres » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:42 pm

New season starts in 3 weeks – Was at the ground yesterday & very surprised to see the slow rate of progress on the new clubhouse extension / club shop taking into account the steel framework has been up & bolted in place since mid-June close on a month now.

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Re: Clubhouse

Post by ThatRoundThing » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:42 pm

Heard the same tonight from a Sunday night regular attendee. Last I heard was a manhole problem within the foyer. Would assume a problem with drainage still or extra work needed and negotiations come to a standstill.

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Re: Clubhouse

Post by Sagres » Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:32 am

ThatRoundThing wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:42 pm
Heard the same tonight from a Sunday night regular attendee. Last I heard was a manhole problem within the foyer. Would assume a problem with drainage still or extra work needed and negotiations come to a standstill.
Steve Thompson gave an update on the building work in his interview on 17th June & said the work was only a week – 10 days behind because of the drain & other minor setbacks & went on to say he had spoken to the builders who was confident everything will be ready for the start of season!!

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Re: Clubhouse

Post by Alan » Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:23 am

That’s builders for you!

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Re: Clubhouse

Post by Kevin » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:19 am

Sagres wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:32 am
... went on to say he had spoken to the builders who was confident everything will be ready for the start of season!!
Hooray!!

So most likely mid-December then.. :blink:

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Re: Clubhouse

Post by SUSSEX DAGGER » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:13 am

Kevin wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:19 am
Sagres wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:32 am
... went on to say he had spoken to the builders who was confident everything will be ready for the start of season!!
Hooray!!

So most likely mid-December then.. :blink:
Yes the famous Dagenham fortnight

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Re: Clubhouse

Post by dagger4eva » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:09 am

I would be astounded if this was ready in time, given it's very much still just a steel shell with a few wooden beams for the roof to go on.

Without knowing the finer details, it looks from the outside as though the building firm we've employed on this project are royally taking the piss

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Re: Clubhouse

Post by Daggerman » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:34 am

What’s the name of the builder?
Doubt if it’s Chigwell Construction as that would make too much sense

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Re: Clubhouse

Post by ThatRoundThing » Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:16 am

Daggerman wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:34 am
What’s the name of the builder?
Doubt if it’s Chigwell Construction as that would make too much sense

Answers to the name Bob. 😁

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