Update on build progress Dec 12
Prior to work starting with snow on the ground in December 2012.
!/perch/resources/1356113539-annexebeforephoto-w700h700.jpg(Before work started in the snow Dec 2012)!
Digging in the snow with a hired digger.
!/perch/resources/digging-in-the-snow-small-w700h700.jpg(Digging in the snow)!
We had to remove a large old tree stump. Very surprisingly it came out easily.
!/perch/resources/1356113764-removing-a-very-old-tree-stump-smaller-w700h700.jpg(Removing tree stump.)!
After some time we found that we had made a hole in the ground. This is where the new plant room and fuel store will be built.
!/perch/resources/hole2annexe-w700h700.jpg(First view of hole)!
Colours in the rock, typical of Grasmere slate.
!/perch/resources/hole4annexe-w700h700.jpg(Second view of hole)!
Work temporarily halted just before Christmas as digger pneumatics failed.
!/perch/resources/digger-in-the-sun-w700h700.jpg(Digger sitting idly in the sunshine.)!