Wells new Shannon boathouse
Wells Boathouse Build

New boathouse build

Aerial pictures 13/4/21

Aerial pictures... click to view

Timelapse video


Updated 1/4/21: timelapse video of construction

Our timelapse video of construction of the main site, above, has been updated as far as March and the final pour on the concrete slab on which the building will be constructed.

Walls and floors

Monday 27 Sep 2021

With the roof completed apart from external panels, it's been a month of dedicated carpentry. As the scaffolding for the roof works has come down, stud frames for the exterior walls have been gone up. These have then been clad with 1/2" ply boards. The boathouse will not be a wooden box though... the ply is just one layer in the final walls, with insulation and an inside face to come and exterior timber cladding to go on the outside.

Floor joists for the first floor rooms have also been put in place on the east side of the building... though as yet there are no stairs to get upstairs.

As the layout of the building becomes clear, we've also managed to add some zoomable plans and a 3D view to these pages to show what is going where. You can view these on the plans page from the menu on the left.

 

 

Weatherproof membrane on tjhe main roof

Weatherproof membrane on tjhe main roof
20/8/21 RW

Main roof looking seaward

Main roof looking seaward
20/8/21 RW

Boat hall with planked roof emerging from the scaffolding

Boat hall with planked roof emerging from the scaffolding
20/8/21 RW

A start on the stud walling on the eastern side of the building

A start on the stud walling on the eastern side of the building
2/9/21 RW

Stud walling in place for the gift shop and engagement area

Stud walling in place for the gift shop and engagement area
7/9/21 RW

Stud walling going up around the crew changing facilities

Stud walling going up around the crew changing facilities
7/9/21 RW

ILB shed with base of viewing platform and lifting beam on roof above

ILB shed with base of viewing platform and lifting beam on roof above
7/9/21 RW

Aerial view from north

Aerial view from north
11/9/21 MF

Aerial view from north

Aerial view from north
11/9/21 MF

Aerial view from east

Aerial view from east
11/9/21 MF

Aerial view from south east

Aerial view from south east
11/9/21 MF

Plywood walls on the changing room and floor joists added above for the first floor crew room

Plywood walls on the changing room and floor joists added above for the first floor crew room
26/9/21 RW

Plywood walls on the changing room and floor joists added above for the first floor crew room

Plywood walls on the changing room and floor joists added above for the first floor crew room
26/9/21 RW

'Upstairs' looking north at what will be the crew room

'Upstairs' looking north at what will be the crew room
26/9/21 RW

'Upstairs' looking at what will be the crew room, office, plant room and loo

'Upstairs' looking at what will be the crew room, office, plant room and loo
26/9/21 RW

Outside the south east corner of the building with the crew entrance (left) and workshop (right)

Outside the south east corner of the building with the crew entrance (left) and workshop (right)
26/9/21 RW

3D sketch plan... see the 'Plans' page for more...

3D sketch plan... see the 'Plans' page for more...
1/9/20

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