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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #140 on: August 08, 2019, 11:08:21 AM »
Club confirmed a time-lapse camera to be set up - via FST

We knew this anyway, as a representative of Friends of Fulham had been in contact with the Club, asking if there'd be one implemented, and they said yes, after we ran a successful Twitter campaign.

Seems the time-lapse camera they are fitting is being fitted on a time-lapse itself  :005:

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #141 on: August 14, 2019, 11:23:43 AM »
  simulation of the building work over next 9 months


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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #142 on: August 14, 2019, 01:38:48 PM »
  simulation of the building work over next 9 months



Leaves me thinking that there is one hell of a lot of work to do in year 2 to get the stand anywhere near ready, the internal fit out will take ages,
If I was a betting man I would say that the seats may be installed in time for the first game of the season but it will be months later before the stand is completed internally.


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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #143 on: August 14, 2019, 01:55:56 PM »
I noticed that in his interview Scott was saying that the atmosphere would be reduced at the ground without the Riverside stand. I presume that he meant sound from the other parts of the ground blowing out over the Thames rather than a loss of noise from there as in my experience dropping a bag of pins would be heard throughout the old stand at any game.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #144 on: August 14, 2019, 02:06:19 PM »
  simulation of the building work over next 9 months



Leaves me thinking that there is one hell of a lot of work to do in year 2 to get the stand anywhere near ready, the internal fit out will take ages,
If I was a betting man I would say that the seats may be installed in time for the first game of the season but it will be months later before the stand is completed internally.
I've always thought it to be very ambitious to do it all within two seasons whole staying at the ground.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #145 on: August 14, 2019, 02:12:24 PM »
My commute involves the twin delights of negotiating the Twickenham station re-build and the re-vamp of the old Eurostar platforms at Waterloo station.  Both have been, in their own way, interesting to see develop and I expect the Riverside Stand will be too.  Large expanses of time with not much apparently happening followed by occasional spurts would seem to be the norm.


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« Reply #146 on: August 14, 2019, 02:46:12 PM »
My commute involves the twin delights of negotiating the Twickenham station re-build and the re-vamp of the old Eurostar platforms at Waterloo station.  Both have been, in their own way, interesting to see develop and I expect the Riverside Stand will be too.  Large expanses of time with not much apparently happening followed by occasional spurts would seem to be the norm.

The frame will go up in no time at all that's the relative easy part, it's the fitting out and the wiring that will take time, when I watched that time lapse video I was expecting to see the frame underway before the end of the video,
If anybody knows when the frame is scheduled to be completed by I would be really interested to know.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #147 on: August 14, 2019, 03:04:53 PM »
  simulation of the building work over next 9 months



Leaves me thinking that there is one hell of a lot of work to do in year 2 to get the stand anywhere near ready, the internal fit out will take ages,
If I was a betting man I would say that the seats may be installed in time for the first game of the season but it will be months later before the stand is completed internally.

After witnessing a garage and hotel building from my office, my comments are as follows. The first phase takes more time since the basic work is normally very specific. The remaining phases deal with modular parts that are mounted in place. I believe and hope that everything will be ready according to plan.

They should add some nice music to the movie to make everyone happy.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #148 on: August 14, 2019, 04:20:53 PM »
I noticed that in his interview Scott was saying that the atmosphere would be reduced at the ground without the Riverside stand. I presume that he meant sound from the other parts of the ground blowing out over the Thames rather than a loss of noise from there as in my experience dropping a bag of pins would be heard throughout the old stand at any game.

Lol.
I thought the three builders in the stand made more noise during the Blackburn game than the original Riverside crowd.


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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #149 on: August 14, 2019, 04:48:25 PM »
I noticed that in his interview Scott was saying that the atmosphere would be reduced at the ground without the Riverside stand. I presume that he meant sound from the other parts of the ground blowing out over the Thames rather than a loss of noise from there as in my experience dropping a bag of pins would be heard throughout the old stand at any game.

Lol.
I thought the three builders in the stand made more noise during the Blackburn game than the original Riverside crowd.

It must have been a real shock to the Blackburn fans to hear anything coming from that area!

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #150 on: August 28, 2019, 10:24:40 PM »
Riverside Works Update

Wednesday 28 August 2019 16:07

Piling work into the river started last week, with the first pile - measuring a depth of 32m below the riverbed - completed last Monday.

Once the core was hollowed out, steel cages were inserted and concrete was poured in. Four piles have been completed with the fifth pile due to be finished this week. Piling work will continue thereafter, with around 50 piles in total being inserted into the river.



Above: The first of 50 piles.







Above: Earlier this month, the piling rig (the first of its kind in the country) arrived by barge. A team then arrived to test and commission the 70 tonne machine, before it was transferred onto the jacked up platform prior to the commencement of the piling.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #151 on: August 30, 2019, 12:59:16 AM »
That looks like every piling rig that ice ever seen, what's so special about it, to make it the first of it's kind?


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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #152 on: August 30, 2019, 09:12:25 AM »
My commute involves the twin delights of negotiating the Twickenham station re-build and the re-vamp of the old Eurostar platforms at Waterloo station.  Both have been, in their own way, interesting to see develop and I expect the Riverside Stand will be too.  Large expanses of time with not much apparently happening followed by occasional spurts would seem to be the norm.

What's happening to the Eurostar platforms at Waterloo? Would be interested to know. I used to commute into Waterloo until about 18 years ago and haven't been there since Eurostar moved to ST Pancras.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #153 on: August 30, 2019, 09:44:11 AM »
My commute involves the twin delights of negotiating the Twickenham station re-build and the re-vamp of the old Eurostar platforms at Waterloo station.  Both have been, in their own way, interesting to see develop and I expect the Riverside Stand will be too.  Large expanses of time with not much apparently happening followed by occasional spurts would seem to be the norm.

What's happening to the Eurostar platforms at Waterloo? Would be interested to know. I used to commute into Waterloo until about 18 years ago and haven't been there since Eurostar moved to ST Pancras.
The five platforms (20-24) should have been returned to normal use by last May, and there was an intention to turn the former Eurostar Terminal Building into a shopping mall.  Running a reliable train service to schedule may follow at some indefinite time in the future, if you can still afford to use it ...

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #154 on: August 30, 2019, 09:54:14 AM »
That looks like every piling rig that ice ever seen, what's so special about it, to make it the first of it's kind?

I understood it to be a specialised pile design due to the location and the need to drive them into the river. I should think that it is a fairly standard piling rig with a specialised bit?


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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #155 on: August 30, 2019, 10:02:21 AM »
My commute involves the twin delights of negotiating the Twickenham station re-build and the re-vamp of the old Eurostar platforms at Waterloo station.  Both have been, in their own way, interesting to see develop and I expect the Riverside Stand will be too.  Large expanses of time with not much apparently happening followed by occasional spurts would seem to be the norm.

The frame will go up in no time at all that's the relative easy part, it's the fitting out and the wiring that will take time, when I watched that time lapse video I was expecting to see the frame underway before the end of the video,
If anybody knows when the frame is scheduled to be completed by I would be really interested to know.

You also have the core walls going up from December. Looks like there are 3 or 4 protected cores as you would expect. The frame for the remaining takes its strength from that.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #156 on: August 30, 2019, 03:57:21 PM »
All looks very serious ... and exciting.  Will be a cracking spectacle when complete.

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #157 on: August 30, 2019, 06:28:26 PM »
Good to see this.
*IF* they really do start next July with all those exceptional river- and groundworks completed, then you'd have thought that a further 12 months ought to suffice for erecting the structure and fitting out those aspects that are pitch-facing and in other ways essential for the convening of a football crowd. After all, a lot of that stuff -- like seats, turnstiles, toilets -- will not be requiring time-consuming craftsmanship.

Maybe two years will suffice for everything else too, but there is scope for slippage in the sense that features for non-matchdays -- which involve quite a lot of the project -- could be fitted out past the seasonal start if need be.



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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #158 on: September 05, 2019, 11:58:05 AM »
any updates?

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Re: Riverside Development Update
« Reply #159 on: September 05, 2019, 02:37:50 PM »
any updates?

I've not got an update but hoping that there should be a good lot of progress over the international week. The construction programme would have planned around football fixtures so when its guaranteed that there's not football at the cottage for a while, its a good opportunity to do some major works.