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Cardigan Market Hall

Cardigan Market Hall – Refurbishment
Client – Cardigan Preservation Trust.
Status – Main contractor
Overview – Comprehensive refurbishment of grade 2 listed building

Cardigan Market Hall first opened its doors in 1860 and has been continuously used as a market since its opening. It was the first civic building in Britain to be made in the ‘modern Gothic’ style. Its features include blue Ordovician slate from the quarries at nearby Cilgerran.

Phase 1

  • Demolition of the existing toilet block.
  • Construction of access tower block, including lift, with curtain walling frontage.
  • Access stairs.

Phase 2

  • Strip ground and first floor.
  • Removal of internal slate slabs.
  • Installation of underfloor heating and reinstallation of the historic slate slab.
  • Restoration of windows and doors. New timber doors as required.
  • Repairs to lime render as required.
  • Construction of new blockwork as required.
  • Electrical and heating installation – solar PV
  • New roof – Welsh Slate.
  • Installation of new lantern windows to the entire roof.
  • Upgrade of foul and surface water pipework.
  • Damp-proofing works as required.