Category: View 2009

The new Vinery structure begins to take shape

There’s a lot to be said for saving the best ’till last. So much experience has been gained from previous works on the Melon & Fig Houses, providing us with valuable insight for the design of the Vinery House roof structure. Persuading the conservation officer to agree to the use of steel instead of timber for the main… Read more »

Under the arches

With the new southern boundary wall now complete, we embrace 2009 with cautious optimism, and decide to concentrate on advancing with the major glass houses. New technology under floor heating is installed in the Fig House whilst excavation work resumes along the arched frontage of the Vinery House. It’s been a few years since the two bays to the… Read more »