Tag Archive: New Base

New Base Progress – October 2017

October has seen the roof sections installed along with cladding and block work. The ground source heat pump manifold has been connected. The last few pictures show the view from inside the building for the first time, with the two garage openings visible, gear-up room, control room, lobby, office, wet room, drying room and plant …

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New Base Progress – September 2017

Following the completion of the ground preparation last month, September has seen significant progress above ground. Here you can see that the steel frame has been erected and that the block work has started. The garage entrances are now visible nearest the camera and some of the cladding has been delivered to site.

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New Base Progress – August 2017

The new base now has an electricity supply and drainage. Steel work is due to arrive on site very soon and the construction above ground level can then begin.

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New Base Progress – July 2017

July has been a busy month with drainage and pouring the concrete foundations. The concrete is ready to accept the steelwork frame of the building. Next month should see the electricity connection being installed.

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New Base Progress – June 2017

Some of June was a bit damp but there was progress on the installing the heat exchanger array for the ground source heat pump. This is now covered by soil in the picture on the left. The picture on the right now clearly depicts the outline of the building and car park in preparation …

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New Base – Contract Signed

At the Baker Mallett offices in Westlakes last week, Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team signed a contract to build a purpose-designed new base near Gosforth in Copeland. This is the next step to bringing the new base concept to reality and follows an allocation from the Copeland Community Fund (CCF) of £218,043, earmarked funding from the Lake …

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New Base Funding

Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team (WMRT) has today been informed that its application to the Copeland Community Fund for a significant proportion of the cost towards a new base for WMRT has been successful.

It has taken a significant amount of work to achieve this funding, from team members and a number of personnel external to …

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We are looking to build a new base!

After nearly 50 years in the village of Gosforth, Wasdale MRT is looking to move to a purpose-built facility close to the village. The current building is a converted forge and is restrictive in terms of space and functionality. It also relies on the goodwill of local residents and the local pub for parking and …

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