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Sunday 1st September, 2013

St Agnes Island Hall frame raising

EmanuelHendry were commissioned to design, fabricate and install the Larch structural frame for this 260m2 public building on the the Island of St Agnes, The Isles of Scilly.
We decided raise the whole building by hand, with the help of a 2500 kg maniscopic some turfer winches and some expert rigging.
Here are some videos of the installation.

St Agnes Community Hall - raising frame 4 from EmanuelHendry on Vimeo.

St Agnes Community Hall - raising frame 5 from EmanuelHendry on Vimeo.

St Agnes Community Hall Stop Motion from EmanuelHendry on Vimeo.

The EmanuelHendry installation team enjoyed an introduction to gig rowing and hope to compete in the world champs next year!

High up in the scissor lift offered amazing panoramas of the other surrounding islands

 


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