Work started on the new development in October 2018 and should be complete and open in summer 2020.
What has been happening?
Chamber Road from Waterdale to the entrance to Chamber Road Car Park will be closed during the works. The car park remains open and is accessible from College Road.
The steel structure of the building is starting to go up. A 50 tonne crane is carrying out the lifts.
The iconic central frontage will be retained and carefully restored so it becomes the focal point of the new library and museum.
Latest site image
Below is the latest glimpse of works at the site:
Below is a short timelapse film showing the first months of construction.
- Willmott Dixon Library and museum construction update newsletter 1
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- Willmott Dixon Library and Museum construction update newsletter 2
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- Willmott Dixon Library and Museum construction update newsletter3
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- Willmott Dixon Library and Museum construction update newsletter 4
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