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Old United Reformed Church



23rd January 2015, Getting ready to open up floor area.




31st January 2014, First Inspection Completed (Foundation).




13th July, Back to the building regulations and the list of issues raised by Allerdale.B .C .

12th July,                  Listed building amendments consent (decision Notice).

21st June, Application for amendments to the original listed building consent.

10th June,                 Building regulations online,---(one)---(Two).

22nd March 2013,     Detailed Building regulations Plans submitted to Allerdale .B .C .

5th  October 2012, Making a start to consolidate the stain-glass windows.                                                                                                             
7th June 2012, started work on the M & E aspect of building RegulationsWilkinson James Partnership Ltd

7th June 2012, steelwork design nearing completion “Bingham Yates & Partners”.

31st August 2011, Completion of the Feasibility Study.

14th April 2011,The start of the feasibility Study by Wingspan Consulting Ltd.

March 2011, Completion of the historical Building survey.

6th February 2011, Change of use has been Granted.

Officers report decision Notice

4th February 2011, Listed Building Consent has been Granted.

Officers Report Decision Notice

10th December 2010, Reapplied for planning permission having done the consultation and got the report.

Listed building planning application Link Change of use Application Link

20th November 2010, Planning application Withdrawn (to consult English Heritage & to get a report of the significance

of the interior of the Church).

18th October 2010,  submitted  planning application to change  the old Church into a Computer Museum and

Science & Engineering Centre.

20th September 2010, Plans finished by ADK Architects.

Proposed Floor Plan and section

Proposed Elivations

Site Location plan