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.

Frame completed

Monday 19 Jul 2021

The exterior frame for the new boathouse has been completed, with rapid progress in the last week of June into the first weeks of July, with the small team from Reside lifting and bolting the beams into place and then connecting them where required with metal ties. With some internal beams still to be placed, work will move on to scaffolding the building so that construction of the roof can begin.

Elsewhere on the site, weeds in the top soil used to fill the terraces rapidly took over prior to proper planting and have been hand-cleared and the new lifeboat launching ramp continues to provide a new focal point and some much needed shade for beachgoers in the current hot weather!

 

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
23/6/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
23/6/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
23/6/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
23/6/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
23/6/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
23/6/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
23/6/21 RW

Partly completed frame

Partly completed frame
23/6/21 MP

Full moon rising

Full moon rising
23/6/21 MP

View from the south

View from the south
24/6/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
25/6/21 RW

Craning the main boat hall roof beams into place

Craning the main boat hall roof beams into place
25/6/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
25/6/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
25/6/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
25/6/21 RW

New and old viewed from the south east at low water

New and old viewed from the south east at low water
26/6/21 MP

View from along the beach bank

View from along the beach bank
28/6/21 MP

Adding metal support bars between the beams

Adding metal support bars between the beams
28/6/21 MP

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
1/7/21 RW

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame

Constructing the frame
2/7/21 RW

Crane operator

Crane operator
2/7/21 RW

Beams for the main roof of the boat hall going in

Beams for the main roof of the boat hall going in
2/7/21 RW

Remaining boat hall roof beams being lifted into place

Remaining boat hall roof beams being lifted into place
7/7/21 RW

Almost completed frame

Almost completed frame
8/7/21 MP

Almost complete frame

Almost complete frame
9/7/21 RW

Boat hall from the south

Boat hall from the south
9/7/21 RW

Aerial view

Aerial view
10/7/21 MF

Aerial view

Aerial view
10/7/21 MF

Aerial view

Aerial view
10/7/21 MF

Future entrance for engagement space and gift shop

Future entrance for engagement space and gift shop
17/7/21 MP

Suspended platform for public viewing gallery in place

Suspended platform for public viewing gallery in place
17/7/21 MP

View from seaward

View from seaward
18/7/21 MP

View from the east

View from the east
18/7/21 MP

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