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GC House Blog 8. Estate agents, next investment and a visit from the HSE

This week we thank students for giving up their time during half term and tell you all about next investment viewings and visits from estate agents and the HSE...

GC House Blog 7. First Fix DONE

Last week we discovered a very rotten timber lintel – the support for doorways or windows in load-bearing walls – which our Bricklaying Lecturer and house hero, Ryan Heath, replaced with a concrete one. Ryan did this very efficiently, making sure the structure of the wall wasn’t compromised.

GC House Blog 6 – Roof ready!

This week see the finished roof, hear from Connect Carpentry, find out about our Employer Trade Events and see how the damp proofing is coming along...

GC House Blog 5. Student plans

Check out some of the plans our spatial design students have produced for the house...

GC House Blog 4. Scaffolding and stripping surrounds

Last week Severnside Scaffolding spent two days on site at the GC House fitting the scaffolding. No students were present during this time due to the risks associated with erecting scaffolding, but once complete, students got stuck back in with removing plaster, tiles and fence panels...

GC House Blog 3. Removing architrave and revealing mosaics

This week the students have been removing architrave, dismantling electrics and more...

GC House Blog 2. Ripping out and raring to go

Following the successful launch earlier this month, students have been hard at work on the GC House, gutting and preparing it for the first fix stage.

PRESS: Gloucestershire College becomes first in the UK to buy house for students to renovate

Gloucestershire College has become the first in the United Kingdom to buy a house as a renovation project for its students.

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