Polytunnels Erected

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The team from Premier Polytunnels were up this week to erect our two 30 x 60ft tunnels.  We are delighted with them.  Next challenge will be building raised beds and sorting out irrigation.
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Mobile homes arrive on site

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Following completion of the barn and connection of the services, the next stage is delivery of our mobile homes.  In order to establish and operate Foragers effectively it's imperative that we live on site, so the McAlpine family is all set to downsize and move to Wester Balfunning Farm very soon.  A great opportunity to get rid of all the accumulated and often unnecessary junk we have gathered
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Water, Gas and Electricity

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It’s been a hectic few weeks on site with all the main services now connected.  Some utility companies do generate excessive red tape though!Traffic management for water connection.Digging up the road to access the water main.Domestic and commercial water supply"The boys from the black stuff"  get the road repairedLPG supply to mobile homesGas pipes pressure testingCable arrives for electric
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Barn complete

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Our barn is now complete.  The floor will never be this tidy again.Some of the hard working team from Robinsons.  Thanks Artur and Rastick!Newly laid topsoil over area where polytunnels will be erected July/AugustInside looking towards roller shutterInside looking towards dividing wall to cider houseWhat will be the cider house
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Almost wind and water tight

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Our barn is nearing completion.  Concrete floor, castle boarding and doors installed this week by Robinsons Scotland Ltd.Timber cladding and doors being installedThe concrete floor being poured
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Construction starts at Wester Balfunning

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Drew Graham Contracting Ltd. arrived on site today to get the project started.  Here's hoping for a spell of dryer weather to help us get the groundworks completed asap.
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