[U/C] Her Majesty’s Theatre Expansion

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#31 Post by timtam20292 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:19 pm

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and from Grote St. (it seems I can only paste 1 picture at a time??)
Yep same issue I’ve had with photo posting.

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#32 Post by Norman » Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:39 pm

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#33 Post by timtam20292 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:52 pm

From yesterday.
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#34 Post by [Shuz] » Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:56 am

Not wasting any time with progress on this one!
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#35 Post by HeapsGood » Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:57 pm

I'm surprised they didn't just buy up and demolish all the shops going to Rowlands Place and incorporate an even larger venue.
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#36 Post by Nort » Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:57 pm

HeapsGood wrote:
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:57 pm
I'm surprised they didn't just buy up and demolish all the shops going to Rowlands Place and incorporate an even larger venue.
Between the Festival Theatre and the Entertainment Centre I doubt there would be the demand for another venue larger than what is currently planned for this expansion.

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#37 Post by EBG » Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:48 pm

I agree with Nort..

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#38 Post by EBG » Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:37 pm

The 2 story building next door in Grote St (on the western side of the theatre) is being demolished today 4/7/2018.
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#39 Post by EBG » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:25 pm

Only the back wall remains of the old building on the western extension part of the site. picture 9/7/2018.
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#40 Post by EBG » Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:54 pm

As of today all that is left is the clean up (10/7/2019).
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#41 Post by OmarCheng » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:05 pm

SRW wrote:
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Very pleased with how these plans have evolved cause this works. Tbh, I hadn't realised how extensive a project this is. But they're treating it with total respect and I'm personally excited to spend time on the roof deck when completed!
I can't wait to visit it as soon as it is completed. But they're saying that it would be completed in late 2019. Such a long wait! :(

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#42 Post by EBG » Tue Jul 24, 2018 4:00 pm

There appears to be more bracing around all the front windows, which is tired into some internal framing. There is also scaffolding around the old wooden fire escape on the west side.
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#43 Post by how good is he » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:56 pm

Hansen Yuncken’s website says : The $66m development ...will include restoration of the building’s heritage façade and Eastern wall, the construction of a new 1,474 seat auditorium over three levels with modern foyers and backstage facilities and a new front entrance and striking canopy.
So apart from the heritage facade and Eastern wall, it seems the rest could be gutted/demolished and a whole new building built behind the facade (a whole new auditorium). So not just the glass extension/new expanded area on the Western side will be new. Is that correct?

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#44 Post by EBG » Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:35 pm

The back of the theatre is almost entirely guttered. 30/8/2018
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#45 Post by EBG » Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:14 am

Even more demolition at the rear. the steel roof trusses in my picture (previous page) have now gone.
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