Monthly Archives: January 2012

Slotting in the final pieces of the jigsaw on a misty morning.


A 38m jib crane was brought in to raise some of the larger roof panels. This was Oscar’s last erection in Hooke and it was an exciting day.

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Many of the wall panels have gradually been erected using the tele-handler. This is a difficult and slightly dangerous process as many of the panels cannot be permanently attached until all of its neighbors are in place. It is vital that they are positioned in exactly the correct position and so often energy is invested in adjusting and securing the panels with ratchet straps.