Day 19: We have a (Poly-)Waffle Slab

The first major building milestone has been reached today. We have a slab! Sure it’s not quite “move in” time, but it is very exciting to see actual build progress after many months of planning.

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Our Slab
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Final Construction Drawings

Today we received two copies of our Final Construction Drawings, Colour Selections, Sketches and a building variation.  This represents the last opportunity we have to ensure all is correct before moving into the construction phase.

Once the content is confirmed as ok, Carlisle have requested that every page on both copies is signed by us and one complete set returned to Carlisle for their records, with the other remaining with us as the client copies.

From the contract stage there have been a number of further reports and site surveys that have been undertaken which have been reflected in the building variation.

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On the dotted line….

On Thursday, we signed the contact for our Canterbury 44! We are very excited to reach this milestone and start to close out the planning phase of our build.

I thought I’d put down a few thoughts about the contract process for those that may be interested, as there is quite a bit of information to get your head around, and typically in a relatively short period of time.

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