Restoration of The McManus 2006-2009

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01. Work starts 02. The crane moves in 03. Stripped back to the shell
04. Creation of the new stair core 05. All non-original walls are removed 06. Major underpinning work gets underway
07. Excavations for the new stair core 08. The first section of the new lift shaft 09. Extensive roof work and wall pointing and restoration
10. Environmental improvements around the site 11. The Victoria Gallery - re-clad and with a new floor 12. All building services are replaced with modern fuel efficient systems
13. All statues are restored 14. Fitting the new stair into place 15. The new entrance area starts to take shape
16. The new Creative Learning Suite 17. Gothic Hall original stencilling is restored 18. Casing for the exhibits being delivered
19. Shopfitters make plinths for display cases 20. New planting is established 21. The first exhibits arrive
22. The Albert Hall is cased and exhibits put in place 23. The Long Gallery displays Studio Ceramics 24. The Victoria Gallery - start of the picture hanging
25. New arrivals in Landscapes and Lives Gallery 26. The 'Making of Modern Dundee' Gallery 27. The new Creative Learning Suite ready for use
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