Dewars Lane Granary

Construction cost £4.0M

 Conversion and extension of an existing granary building to form a Bistro and Cultural Centre and new Youth Hostel Accommodation complete with a new two storey Annexe Building. The Granary is a Grade II listed building.

Work involved the erection of structural scaffold shoring system to retain the external walls whilst a new steel frame was constructed within - the frame sits on new piled foundations. The existing ground floor was excavated to a new reduced formation level to allow a new concrete floor to be installed. 

  • A new roof was erected.
  • Extensive stonework refurbishment.
  • New windows and doors.
  • New mechanical and electrical system was installed to serve both the domestic works (youth hostel) and commercial works (Bistro & Cultural Centre).
  • Three two storey glazed pavilions were built to provide both an Architectural feature and allow light into the ground and first floor areas.
  • A new hydraulic lift serving all floors has been installed within a new lift shaft.
  • Underpinning work was undertaken to the main structure where it abuts an adjacent residential dwelling.