Refurbishment Plans

This page shows a summary of the repairs, renovations and reburbishment of Open House, for more details click on the links on the left.


  • Demolish outside toilet
  • Demolish chimney stack on offshoot
  • Repair brickwork above offshoot window
  • Install Steel Lintel over side window and repair collapsed brickwork
  • Install new steel lintel over front door and repair brickwork
  • Woodworm treatment and weatherproofing to wooden lintel over front windows<
  • Repair and re-point brickwork to whole building
  • New UPVC windows throughout
  • New UPVC fire doors to back and side
  • Repairs to roof and chimney flashings
  • Installation of new weatherproofed bargeboards to gable and offshoot roofs
  • Replace old and damaged rain water and waste pipework
  • Install new weatherproofed sign to front and side


  • New Steel beams to strengthen first floor
  • New Steel beams in Attic roof spaces to strengthen floor
  • Installation of Damp Proof course to first floor
  • Re-plastering damp areas with damp repellent plaster
  • Re-plastering damp gable wall throughout the building with damp repellent plaster
  • Complete rewire including fire detection
  • Installation of new heating system
  • Board and skim ground and first floor ceilings
  • Installation of insulation in attic room and roof spaces
  • Re-skim all walls

Stellars Café

  • Conversion of the existing kitchen to an accessible toilet including:-
    • Removal of chimney breast
    • Widening of kitchen doorway
    • Lowering of the kitchen floor
    • Installation of ramp<
    • Installation of partition wall for new toilet
  • Installation of partition wall for new servery area
  • Fitting out of servery including dishwasher, coffee machine and a new counter

1st Floor and Attic

  • Installation of partition walls to form an alcove for drink making facilities
  • New internal doors throughout (fire barriers)
  • Woodworm treatment to large meeting floor front room joists
  • Replacement of large meeting room floor boards (woodworm)
  • Refitting of first floor toilets