The largest and most notable change at the Alex > was made in 1968 with a new entrance block
, designed by John Madin Design Group
The main entrance block
, executive suite and higher education centre have been unveiled on schedule.
All three apartments are on the ground floor of the development's entrance block
and will be available for occupation by the end of this year.
From the central entrance block
, all teaching, administrative and social facilities are most easily reached at first floor level.
A Brief Outline Of The Project Works Is As Follows: The Works Consist Of A New Single Storey Extension (Circa 165M) To Form A New Entrance Block
, Replacement Of The Existing Roof And Internal Reconfiguration And Refurbishment Of The Existing Community Centre Including Upgrading The Existing Mechanical And Electrical Services And Associated Site Works.
It was also revealed that the lido's handover from contractor Kier Construction Ltd to the council will take place in phases, with the main entrance block
- complete with a glassfront reception desk - to be handed over today.
Although the main entrance was originally situated on John Bright Street, a new main entrance block
was built on Suffolk Street between 1967-1968 with a wide bridge linking the two - from the inside, the appearance is that of a single building.