Now we’re getting close to completion here at Millbridge Court and so much is changing from one day to the next, I thought I’d do a little weekly update to let you all in on some of the exciting progress.
So as you may have seen if you follow us on Facebook, our stunning Arbour has been put in place this week! A few short months ago, the space you see it in now was full of overgrown bushes and trees and upon clearing them we were amazed at just how picturesque the countryside behind it really is. The ground was levelled and then the Arbour was constructed. It really is a florists dream and I can’t wait to see lots of beautiful Summer Weddings taking place under it throughout next Summer (and beyond).
The next big change we have happening externally is the cladding going on to the connecting building between the Hotel and the Venue. It has always been important to us that we restore what was formerly known as ‘The Mariners’ and only make architectural and design changes that fit in with the area both currently and historically. For that reason, we have spent 5 months restoring the stunning original brickwork from the Hotel and furthermore replicated that brickwork in the new build. In keeping with traditional houses in the area, as you can see from the photo below, we are also putting up dark cladding in the central building making Millbridge Court look as if it’s all been there for years.
Since Friday morning, we have also seen drastic progress at the rear of Millbridge Court which has involved the removal of the concrete that was originally underfoot. This has been done in preparation for the soil to be laid throughout this week and with this huge upheaval, it is now becoming easy to imagine the space as gorgeous lawns and it won’t be long until this is a reality!
It really is astonishing to see how quickly it is progressing and I can’t wait to show you all what’s in store over the next 7 days… Stay tuned!