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Sensory Space- Grand Reveal

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We are so pleased to be able to share the brand new sensory space with you all. The space is still in it’s infancy and we can’t wait to share more progress with you over the coming months.

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The Secret Garden

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The Sensory Space is really beginning to take shape. However, the only photo we are going to share this week will be the brand new gate to the space! This is because we are keeping the rest of the progress a surprise until we can do a grand unveiling for you all in August. We […]

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A space for all

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Today the accessible ramp is going in, it is requiring a bit of a redesign of one of the entrances to the building too so watch this space for more information about that. Having a 19th Century building to adapt for accessibility is always a challenge but this latest change will make the spaces we […]

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Taking shape

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As you can see in the photos below the space is beginning to take shape. With the cellar gone it shows off how much space we are gaining. With the demolition phase ending and construction starting you are able to see that in the last couple of days the drains have gone in and walls […]

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Mind the mud

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The building work has come so far in a week! As you can see, the cellar has now gone, along with all the tarmac. Due to all the rain there is a lot of mud about but you can really see it beginning to take shape. Below are some photos from Friday and a reminder […]

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Let the build begin!

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The building work has begun, the team from JDS Properties and Developments have been hard at work this week starting the transformation. The photo gallery shows you how they have been progressing. So far the team has started to demolish the old external cellar, which was unused, to create a large space for our activity […]

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Sensory Garden: creating something new

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gardening tools

At our Centre, we are in the throes of transforming our currently unusable outdoor area into a safe sensory space that can be used by any young person whatever their needs. Many of the young people who attend Dreadnought have an additional need or disability and/or have experienced significant trauma in their lives. Current research […]