November 2016 Site Development Update

November 2016

Much has been happening over the previous months but the signing of the lease sets the scene for the ‘serious work’ to commence in accordance with the initial project plan.

  • Lease document signed on behalf of BMFA by Chairman and CEO.
  • Removal of fencing and barbed wire undertaken as forerunner to flying site clearance work.
  • Initial tree removal works completed – small number of trees removed by agreement with landowner to clear flying area.
  • Hedge removal completed – hedge removal agreed with landowner to clear flying area.
  • Tenders produced for works – specification documents distributed to three contractors.
  • Contract awarded for initial ground works (drainage etc)
  • Presentation given to BMFA AGM – information subsequently featured on website.
  • Work commenced on creating bespoke website for National Centre.
  • Initial PR work commenced with showing interested parties the site.