Category Archives: Building works

Edging ever closer – construction update from HXH

It has been a few weeks since we last updated you on the progress of the Handy X Hub – which is moving at a pace towards completion in November. The windows and distinctive green copper cladding has been added … Continue reading

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Concrete pours, service trenches and water mains!

After the long, dry summer we’ve had a few wet moments of late and the high-traffic parts of the site have quickly turned into a quagmire. Fortunately, these wet days have been relatively short-lived and the site has dried out … Continue reading

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And out of the dust, rise the beams

We’ve reached yet another milestone with the Handy X Hub redevelopment. Following a delivery of steel beams a few weeks ago, the first beams which will form part of the sports centre structure (and the new Waitrose) were erected yesterday … Continue reading

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Junction improvements and ‘services corridor’

So far so good with the A404 junction improvements and out-of-peak hours working on the carriageway.  We will be having discussions with WDL, to see whether this is feasible when they come to forming new crossings in the central reservation.  … Continue reading

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Chalk and concrete

The ‘haul road’ is now open, providing respite to residents opposite the temporary site entrance. Willmott Dixon’s on site team is now fully in place and they are issuing their own regular newsletters. Progress on ground works has been good. … Continue reading

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The big dig continues

The big dig at Handy Cross is moving on at a pace. After the diggers moved in on site, work has started on making a huge hole in the ground big enough for what will be the swimming pool and … Continue reading

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