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The New Front Fence Finally Arrives

Here are some pics of the new fencing to the automatic gates at the front entrance of Phoenix. The fencing and the gates were modelled on the bottle ovens shape so combining the old C19th brickwork with the new C21st stainless steel. The stunning effect should make...

The Brick Cleaning Really Works

Here are the first results of cleaning the bottle ovens of 136 years of grime. Thomas Forester would probably want them firing again but that is not possible. However, they can certainly be viewed in all their glory in the near future. The skills of the people who...

Scaffold now in Place Round the Bottle Ovens

                The scaffold is now in place around the two bottle ovens and walls so now the brick cleaners can get to work. I am told it will take a total of three weeks to shift the grime of 136 years. Bang and the dirt is gone...

The New Gates Have Finally Arrived

Here you can see the new gates in action. Well almost ! Once the electrics are programmed the gates will operate remotely without the need for two guys to push them open. [video width="854" height="480"...