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Cardigan Castle Wall Repairs


Cadwgan Building Preservation Trust, a Company Limited by Guarantee and a Registered Charity, is working very hard in partnership with Ceredigion County Council to save Cardigan Castle and associated buildings on its 2 acre site.
The Trust has now secured £4.5m from the Heritage Lottery Fund and a further £4.7m from WEFO towards the £11m project. We are also working towards a Communities Asset Transfer grant and hope to have all the funding in place by the summer.
Andrew Scott Limited were awarded the Cardigan Wall Repairs Contract in June 2012, which is part of the overall scheme to save Cardigan Castle.
The site is located on the boundary of a parcel of land known as Cardigan Castle, situated in the town of Cardigan. The works area to the curtain walls is located between Bridge Street and The Strand on the south side of the Castle grounds immediately in front of the Cardigan river bridge leading to Castle Street. The works area to the new reinforced concrete retaining wall is located between Castle Green House and Gardeners Cottage.
The project comprises the following work:
• The repairs and stabilization works to existing curtain walls located on the southern boundary of the site.
• Chiselling out by hand and repointing the entire walls in lime mortar.
• Stabilization works to be carried out by specialist installers (as listed in
Appendix B), works to include the installation of Cintec Harke anchors and rock anchors.
• The construction of a new reinforced concrete retaining wall with stone facing, wall Nr. 16, which is located within the Castle grounds adjacent to Castle Green House East Wing.

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Surveyors Purcell Miller Tritton
Engineers Fenton Holloway
Start Date 0000-00-00
Contract Period 32 Weeks
Form of Contract JCT Design and Build