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Total Cost Of Victoria Row Demolition: $331,400

Total Cost Of Victoria Row Demolition: $331,400

The total cost for demolishing the Victoria Row units is $331,400, Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier said in the House of Assembly today [May 27] in reply to a question from Shadow Public Works Minister Dennis Lister. Audio of the Minister’s reply about the costWEDCo said that they “reluctantly” started on the demolition of Victoria... Read more of this article

Cabinet Office Building To Close For Renovations

Cabinet Office Building To Close For Renovations

The Cabinet Office building will be closed for renovations effective June 3rd and they will relocate to Innovations House on Reid Street, Premier Michael Dunkley said in the House of Assembly today [May 27] The Cabinet Office — located on Front Street in Hamilton — first opened in 1884 and currently houses the Office of the Premier, the... Read more of this article

WEDCo Contracts Deloitte For AC Village Ideas

WEDCo Contracts Deloitte For AC Village Ideas

Deloitte has been contracted by the West End Development Corporation [WEDCo] to have oversight of ideas for the future use of the America’s Cup village. The appointment of Deloitte was unveiled by WEDCo’s General Manager, Andrew Dias, at a public meeting earlier this week in Hamilton, held to encourage feedback over Cross Island. Aerial footage... Read more of this article

Photos: Gorham’s Home Fair Weekend Event

Photos: Gorham’s Home Fair Weekend Event

Gorham’s held their Home Fair Weekend event, bringing together local vendors and suppliers as well as members of the public in order to offer exposure of a variety of products and services based around renovations, building and home care. The two-day event included a Contractor’s Night on Friday, May 13, and the Home Fair itself today, May 14. The... Read more of this article

Input Sought On Architectural Professions Act

Input Sought On Architectural Professions Act

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA], Architectural Association of Bermuda [AAB] and Architects Registration Council [ARC], working together, said they would like to inform the public that they are undergoing a period of public consultation in support of a proposed new Architectural Professions Act. The organisations work with industry professionals... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: New Bridge For Martello Tower

Photos & Video: New Bridge For Martello Tower

[Updated with video] An almost 200 year old structure got a little facelift today [May 3] as Ornamental Iron Works Ltd installed a new bridge at Martello Tower with the help of a crane truck from Fast Forward Freight. According to Dr Edward Harris of the Bermuda National Museum, the Martello Tower was built out of hard Bermuda limestone by the Royal... Read more of this article

Habitat ‘Sets Record Straight’ On Victoria Row

Habitat ‘Sets Record Straight’ On Victoria Row

Following WEDCo’s statement that they have “reluctantly” started on the demolition of Victoria Row, Habitat for Humanity chairperson Sheelagh Cooper said she thinks it is “important to set the record straight” about Habitat’s offer to renovate the units. WEDCo said they ”met with different groups and offered to let Victoria... Read more of this article

Work Starts On Demolition Of Victoria Row

Work Starts On Demolition Of Victoria Row

Work has “reluctantly” started on the demolition of Victoria Row in the West End, WEDCo said, saying that  they ”met with different groups and offered to let Victoria Row go for free, on the condition that it was renovated according to codes” but it “was simply not financially viable.” A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Video: Work Underway On City Hall Car Park

Video: Work Underway On City Hall Car Park

Work is underway at the City Hall car park, with the planned changes to involve the introduction of a ticketed barrier system to control the entry and exit from the car park.“This improvement project is necessary due to low payment by users and abuse of parking durations. City Hall car park is a three hour car park and many motorists overstay the... Read more of this article

New Road Built For Access To Morseby Plain

New Road Built For Access To Morseby Plain

A new road giving two-way access to Morseby Plain in Dockyard has been completed as part of the ongoing preparations for the America’s Cup to hosted by Bermuda in June 2017. The work was carried out by Dynamic Excavating and Landscaping and Horsefield Landscaping, both local contractors. Dynamic Excavating and Landscaping cut and prepared the base... Read more of this article

Photos: North Shore Road Pothole At Shelly Bay

Photos: North Shore Road Pothole At Shelly Bay

A staff member from the Department of Works & Engineering was seen this afternoon [April 5] working on the North Shore Road area, in the vicinity of Shelly Bay, due to a hole in the road. The hole has since been covered with an orange barrier and surrounded with safety cones, directing oncoming traffic to travel on either side of the affected area. A... Read more of this article

“All Options On Table” For Future Of Cross Island

“All Options On Table” For Future Of Cross Island

“All options are on the table for the future use” of Cross Island once the America’s Cup is over, according to Andrew Dias, the General Manager of WEDCo. At a public meeting designed to invite feedback for any use of the landfill area, Mr Dias also said the intent was for the any new use to be long-term, and to be financially viable. The... Read more of this article

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