Finally works have started on the granny flat. The builders arrived on Wednesday and set up, and I’m amazed at the progress they’ve been making. Today is Friday, the foundations have been poured, and the block layers are to arrive on Monday.
This was the site at lunch time on Wednesday (Day 1)
…..and by that afternoon….
the digging had started
Unfortunately it’s not until you go making holes in the ground that you realise exactly how the building is going to go. It seems that a large section of the ground contained a lot of rubble, which resulted in a discussion that evening on the suitability of the ground and how best to proceed.
New word for Day 1 – Lean-mix (Yikes)
Of course, I can’t hear these things and not be expected to worry. When the builders arrived the next day I fretted in case the work would stop, tools would be thrown down, and the decision made that nothing could ever be built on the ground.
But it didn’t stop.
Thursday Evening (Day 2)
It’s amazing to see the transformation over just two days.
Plans and design by John Cloonan, Chartered Architectural Technologist
Building works by O’Gorman Construction (Ardfinnan) Ltd.