Roof Renovations on Warehouses Complete

From Port of Jersey,
26 March 2018

30,000 new slates later, work on replacing the roofs on the historic warehouse buildings along St Helier’s New North Quay is complete - weeks ahead of schedule.


The five-month project, which started in November 2017 saw the removal and disposal of its existing roof slates, batten and felt together with repairs to the existing guttering and timber roof members. During the replacement programme four skylights were installed in the roof area above the Maritime Museum and Tapestry Gallery to improve natural light entering the building. Masonry repairs to cracked joinery in parts of the historic building were also undertaken by a specialist local team.


The works programme, which was funded by Ports of Jersey was carried out by Jersey-based project managers and contractors, including W Horn and Jubilee Scaffolding along with V & V Ltd  for the masonry repairs. Contractors worked in accordance with Historic Building guidelines, using contractors, which had previously worked on heritage listed buildings.


Other than general maintenance and barring any major incident, the new roof is not expected to require further major work for at least 25 years
.


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