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Offline Friendsoffulham

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Riverside Development Update
« on: June 06, 2019, 02:33:53 PM »
Think it maybe a good idea to have a dedicated thread, so we can update on progress with the Riverside. If you have any, or, come across any pictures, please post them here.





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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2019, 03:11:48 PM »
Just thinking that yesterday.

This is terrific, diggers and stuff and men beavering away.
I will visit every time there is an update

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2019, 03:37:04 PM »
Have they struck oil yet  ?


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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2019, 03:41:54 PM »
Actually, they're searching for the Michael Jackson statue.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2019, 03:56:07 PM »
Actually, they're searching for the Michael Jackson statue.

or Mark Fotheringhams Man of the Match awards

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2019, 04:19:29 PM »
Apparently they have already dug up 47 old footballs, most of them from shots from our players that never hit the target! 


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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2019, 04:21:08 PM »
Apparently they have already dug up 47 old footballs, most of them from shots from our players that never hit the target! 
Must have been Zamora

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2019, 05:12:47 PM »
Zamora?

Tosh Chamberlain more like.
Anyone know how he is? Well up into to eighties I believe.
Hope he is well.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2019, 06:03:02 PM »
I love how construction workers in this country work so slow.

What progress has been made exactly, or have they just been testing the equipment for the past 2 weeks?.


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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2019, 06:27:13 PM »
I love how construction workers in this country work so slow.

What progress has been made exactly, or have they just been testing the equipment for the past 2 weeks?.
maybe the tide has something to do with it ?

Offline Jimsbeerbelly

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2019, 06:36:44 PM »
Love how people just assume you stick up a building, and that is that, Christ..

There will be surveys to perform, archaeological scrapes, cairns/platforms set up to load/unload materials, and what people also forget, is that they will have to work with the tide of the the Thames.

Also, the underpinning will take its time, nothing will really move until this is done, as the stand will rely on this for it's foundations.

Can't help some fans, moaned when it wasn't going ahead, moaned when it did, now moaning that it's to slow!  :doh: 

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2019, 08:18:33 PM »
What sort of building site is that......not a cuppa tea in sight, no pictures of builders looking down holes ..... they'd better buck there ideas up


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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #12 on: June 06, 2019, 08:50:42 PM »
There all loafing around thinking of their pie and mash for lunch.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #13 on: June 06, 2019, 09:02:30 PM »
Looking at the first pic don't you just pic the old one up and drop the new one into place? Seems pretty simple to me.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #14 on: June 06, 2019, 09:03:35 PM »
PS to earlier post - this thread is going to be the source of much amusement!


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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #15 on: June 07, 2019, 04:23:32 AM »
My concern is the lack of orange cones. Over here council put 6 around a footpath repair about 2m square waiting for new seal to be laid.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #16 on: June 07, 2019, 07:55:06 AM »
What sort of building site is that......not a cuppa tea in sight, no pictures of builders looking down holes ..... they'd better buck there ideas up

Or a sight of "Builders Bum" have these men no respect for the history of their Industry!

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #17 on: June 07, 2019, 11:26:12 AM »
Looking at the work in the river it makes you think that perhaps this preparatory work could have started before the end of the season  without interfering with the Riverside stand.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #18 on: June 07, 2019, 11:29:12 AM »
What sort of building site is that......not a cuppa tea in sight, no pictures of builders looking down holes ..... they'd better buck there ideas up

Or a sight of "Builders Bum" have these men no respect for the history of their Industry!

The official term for this is 'Labourer's Cleft'

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #19 on: June 07, 2019, 12:02:34 PM »
Love how people just assume you stick up a building, and that is that, Christ..

There will be surveys to perform, archaeological scrapes, cairns/platforms set up to load/unload materials, and what people also forget, is that they will have to work with the tide of the the Thames.

Also, the underpinning will take its time, nothing will really move until this is done, as the stand will rely on this for it's foundations.

Can't help some fans, moaned when it wasn't going ahead, moaned when it did, now moaning that it's to slow!  :doh: 

Agree. Working in construction there is always a project tipping point, particularly on large projects. It can seem like not much is being achieved on site, but it is all the stuff that you cannot see. Then suddenly over the space of the last few months (probably 6 months in our case) a building suddenly and 'quickly' appears and takes shape.