Update on the SJP works

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Hopefully this thread won't descend into the farce of the 'Stadium Works' thread. Can we just celebrate the progress the club is making and look forward to the end product - please enjoy.
Dont' worry about the money , the average cost of a seat , contracts , Yelvertons , who said what , when and why , height of the changing room roof , the toilets, the away end , the 'at no cost to the club' etc etc etc.
Let's leave it to those involved who have got it this far and not pretend we know more and could have done better.

Over and out (sjp)[ecfc](y)
 

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Looking at those photos (very welcome I must say) it looks like a very easy place for a thief to enter the ground with the away wall being lowered as it has been. Secondly, why did the weatherproofing of the IP Office Main Stand need to be done does anyone know? Lastly, when is demolition scheduled for of the OG as there appears to be an awful lot of work to be done as it is regards changing rooms and toilet facilities etc.?
 

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As far as i know, the weatherproofing only had to be done where the changing rooms are going as water presumably leaked down through the terracing.
is the correct answer. Where the vertical face of the prefabricated concrete sections, meet the horizontal faces of the sections below, there are gaps. In wet and windy weather, water on the horizontal section is blown through these gaps into the areas below.
 

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is the correct answer. Where the vertical face of the prefabricated concrete sections, meet the horizontal faces of the sections below, there are gaps. In wet and windy weather, water on the horizontal section is blown through these gaps into the areas below.
So that's the showers sorted then. Saves a lot of copper piping and heating costs.

Move a few of the OG seats in and that's the changing room benching sorted as well.

G2k - saving ECFC a fortune!
 

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Looking at those photos (very welcome I must say) it looks like a very easy place for a thief to enter the ground with the away wall being lowered as it has been. Secondly, why did the weatherproofing of the IP Office Main Stand need to be done does anyone know? Lastly, when is demolition scheduled for of the OG as there appears to be an awful lot of work to be done as it is regards changing rooms and toilet facilities etc.?
The boundary wall will be surmounted by new, sound, and more aesthetically acceptable fencing.

The work on demolishing the structure of the OG is not scheduled to start until the second week in November. The new stand is not scheduled to be opened for use until October 2018.
 

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No. We'll have a two sided ground for 15 months.
Pete, a serious question - why can't we start demolishing the OG immediately after the away end debris is cleared?

I'm also really surprised at Yelverton missing out on the start of the 2018-19 academic year (with our development having to be completed first).
 
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Pete, a serious question - why can't we start demolishing the OG immediately after the away end debris is cleared?

I'm also really surprised at Yelverton missing out on the start of the 2018-19 academic year (with our development having to be completed first).
Err... because the changing rooms, official's accommodation, and services to same will continue to be required until the new accommodation currently being constructed is available for use. You can't have anybody who isn't an authorised contractor on a premises under demolition (unless you'd like to see our players in safety helmets and full protective gear). I thought that would all have been pretty obvious?
 
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Err... because the changing rooms, official's accommodation, and services to same will continue to be required until the new accommodation currently being constructed is available for use. You can't have anybody who isn't an authorised contractor on a premises under demolition (unless you'd like to see our players in safety helmets and full protective gear). I thought that would all have been pretty obvious?
As we haven't planned any home friendlies I thought the changing rooms would be ready for the start of the new season, ergo the OG demolition could take place as soon as the away end was clear.
 

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As we haven't planned any home friendlies I thought the changing rooms would be ready for the start of the new season, ergo the OG demolition could take place as soon as the away end was clear.
I was thinking the same......
 

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Nothing wrong with asking questions. I presume the expectation is that the works being done are expected to last well into the season. The work by the big bank entrance will have to be done by the start of the season but I guess the changing room can take longer because we have the existing ones. Not sure how long building changing rooms of this sort of type is normally expected to take? Four months seems a long time to me, but I'm not a builder.
 
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Thanks to the three of you for your helpful responses. Regards the demolition Pete any idea how long it takes for the basic structure to be taken down? Just thinking once we get to Autumn the pitch with heavy machinery across it doesn't seem like a great idea?
 
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