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Posted by Sarah Cole on January 01, 2016 in Building Construction
Minehead Railway Station was opened in 1874, linking the town to Taunton and beyond. It is the seaside terminus of Britain's longest heritage railway.
The site was on the edge of the town centre, the location of the market and works connected with the West Somerset Railway – a new information centre and coffee shop, and a steam engine turntable; hand powered and the first of its kind installed in the country for several decades.
Posted by Sarah Cole on May 17, 2011 in Building Construction
Works also included remodelling of the existing staff room into a Therapy suite including provision for a hoist and accessible WC and shower area.
The new build was of traditional masonry clad steel framed construction off pad foundation and strip footings. Due to the natural slope of the site, a retaining wall was required to allow a storage area to be formed under one classroom and staff room. Floors were both beam...