Some time ago I was thinking about what small corner of our town of Silsden might be improved by a bit of ‘greening up’. I came across this corner at the junction of three streets which looked like good a candidate, having lots of tarmac but no plants. What it did have however was an old red phone box and I realised that this must be the last red phone box in the town.Continue Reading..
The black box has landed! The next phase in this innovative build is to assemble the pre-manufactured SIPS panels, to form the structure of the upper storey. These are highly effecient timber panels which sandwhich the insulation to form the walls and the roof. The black cladding is a breather membrane to protect the structure temporarlily and to let vapour breath outwards once the building is complete. The walls will be clad in reclaimed stone, and you can see the beginnings of this at the lower level.