Client: Eskdale Mill
Designer: The Way Design
Exhibition Fit Out: Elmwood Projects
The mill is at the centre of an intimate huddle of buildings on the north side of the fast-flowing Whillan Beck. It meets the moorland at the edge of Boot. The buildings and their setting create an authentic historic atmosphere. Many original features and working parts survive. Alterations and improvements in technology over time are reflected in how the Mill developed.
Our familiarity of delivering an exhibition fit outs at many other locations similar to this historic site, enabled us to be aware of the need for environmental sympathy in order to protect the foundations of the building.
Elmwood Projects were appointed to deliver the Building Restoration and Fit Out, consisting of:
At Eskdale Mill we also encountered access issues and thus implemented our careful planning and co-ordination necessary for a projects of such difficult access and historic significance.
We ensured protection to existing building fabric, finishes doorways, walls, floors and had materials for install delivered in compact component form for simple on site assembly, minimising noise and dust.
“With Phase 1 we had a traditional build tenement style contract which sold out very early thanks to positive feedback on quality. Phase 2 was more complex in construction but retained the element of quality finish which was so important for purchaser satisfaction.”
Campsie Property Developments, Greenhead Works