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J27 - Boiler Progress


Today Ron Gregory from Bureau Veritas, our Insurance company's engineers, has examined the J27 boiler and largely agrees with the previous reports which we have commissioned.

Ron Gregory inspecting the foundation ring - Neal Woods

Examining the firebox water space - Neal Woods

Inspecting the inside of the boiler barrel - Neal Woods

Some moths have moved in - Neal Woods

The boiler repairs are currently out to tender.We hope to announce the successful contractor before Christmas.