On 19th November 2018 we started to excavate the foundations for the landmark.
This involved placing more than 1100 tons of concrete into the base which was itself more than 300m from the nearest road.
A superb team effort by the following firms, providing their services either free or at cost made sure that Phase 1 was completed by mid December 2018
Jessops Construction Ltd – Project Management, Site Facilities, Principal Contractor (H&S) services and Site Supervision.
BSP Consulting – Engineering Designs.
Waldeck Consulting – Principle Designer (H&S) and Safety Audits.
Oakfield Surveys – Site Setting out and level-checks
G. S. Hughes Ltd – Stone for the platforms and standing areas.
MCB Brothers Ltd – Excavator and driver
Midland Reinforced Concrete Ltd – Steel fixing of the reinforcement cages.
Game Engineering Ltd – Baseplates
Flying Hire Events – Mobile Floodlights.
Breedon Aggregates – Concrete ( and lots of it ! )
R Mason Site Services Ltd – Holding-down bolt alignment and grouting.
Acast Industrial Flooring Ltd – Concrete placement, pumping equipment (Camfaud) and temporary Haul Road (Live Trackway).
Hi Vis-ion Ltd – Aerial filming.
A FANTASTIC TEAM EFFORT BY ALL !!