Progress at Cross Lanes Organic Farm

 

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View the slideshow and scroll down to see the key stages of the project development in the photo library below.

 

 

Key stages of development

Final preparations for opening

Lighting wood fired oven Wood fired oven lit Butchery counter arrives The first Suma delivery

 

THE BUILD

Foundations

Site before development Early stages of foundations Foundations

Steel framework

Steelwork erected Steelwork Steelwork rapidly goes up Steelwork complete

Block and stone work

Block and stone work Block and stone work Block and stone work rapidly goes up Stonework nearly complete

Floor - underfloor heating, concrete pouring and polishing

Underfloor heating Concrete poured Concrete floor Concrete polishing

Floor sealing Floor sealing

Roof

Roof sheets go on Roof sheets progress Membrane fitted Single ply membrane fitted Living roof installation Soil substrate lifted onto the roof Soil substrate installed Meadow turf Meadow turf installation Laying the meadow turf Meadow turf

Stone pillar at entrance

Stone pillar at entrance Stone pillar develops Stone pilliar complete

Dwarf wall on first floor using hand made bricks

Early stages of brick wall Brick wall on balcony balcony wall First floor Brick wall Balcony wall Balcony wall looking down to cafe servery

Straw bale wall insulation

Building straw bale wall Straw bale wired to ties wooden stakes to secure the bales Straw bales laid on perimeter walls Straw bale wall reaches the roof!

Wood fired oven

Wood fired oven work commences Wood fired oven Wood fired oven Wood fired oven day 2 wood fired oven wood fired oven wood fired oven wood fired oven wood fired ovenCompleted wood fired oven Wood fired oven chimney wood fired oven

Internal fit out

Stud walls Stud walls looking down from 1st floor Joinery Kitchen walls Balcony view into retail area Plastered walls Strawbale walling complete on east elevation Traditional lime plastering

lime plastered wall Plastering Painting steelwork Cutting whiterock

Deli counter Bakery and retail check out Electricians Light fitting Retail floor Retail floor The Plant Room Kitchen equipment

Kitchen equipment Kitchen equipment Kitchen equipment Kitchen equipment

Glazed atrium, solar panels and external views

Atrium Glazed atrium Solar panels East and north elevation

West and south elevation Greywater tank Car Park Car Park

Tipping planings

Excavation for future building

Start of excavation Excavation Levelling Levelling

The green man

Green Man Green Man Green Man Green Man

Logo

 

Opening hours

Mon - Sat 8.30am to 5.00pm

Sun 10am - 5.00pm

(Jan to Easter 4.30pm close)

Tel: 01833 630619

 

Winner Outstanding Achievement Award at Northern Farmer Awards

 

Winner Environmental Achievement

Award at Teesdale Business Awards

 

 

Jobs Available

Commis Chef

Front of House

 

 

Steel Framework

 

East Elevation

 

West Elevation

 

Free Parking

Free WiFi

Disabled access & facilities

Dog friendly

Coaches & bikers welcome

 

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