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Liskeard Library looking for local contractors for historic build

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Further tender submissions from a range of local builders and construction services companies are now invited by South West-based community interest company, Real Ideas for the renovation of Liskeard Library. The original library, a Grade II listed building, right in the heart of the market town, is to be renovated by Real Ideas to reinstate […]

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Liskeard Library seeks to appoint Cornish contractors and a local site manager

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South West-based community interest company, Real Ideas Organisation, has issued a callout for local Cornwall or Devon building contractors as well as opening a job role for a Site Manager for the ambitious Grade II listed renovation project of Liskeard Library.  Whilst the pandemic has unfortunately delayed the full progression of the project, Real Ideas […]

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Our Last Drop-in Session in Liskeard

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We want to talk! At Real Ideas we are a chatty bunch, and we’d love for you to pop into our Liskeard office on number 2 Pike Street next Monday, 20th December, for our last festive drop-in session. Come and grab a mince pie between the hours of 1:00pm – 5:30pm and we can share […]

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Liskeard Library – we’re looking for contractors for an ambitious project for Cornwall.

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Looking ahead to bringing the library back to Liskeard: Now that we have, mostly, navigated the rough waters of the pandemic, we’re looking forward to moving ahead with the Liskeard Library project, creating a unique space for the people of Liskeard and beyond, with a view to opening the bottom floor as a library once […]

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Liskeard Library to undergo major refurbishment

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Liskeard Library is due to undergo a major refurbishment after Cornwall Council allocated additional funding to get the project under way. Liskeard Library is an original John Passmore Edwards building, designed as a purpose-built library for the town of Liskeard in 1896, reflecting the beliefs of the Victorian benefactor and philanthropist that access to knowledge […]

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Our Liskeard office is moving (a few steps away) to Pike Street, Liskeard

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Since 2014 our Liskeard office has been located at No.26 Fore St and from there we have supported thousands of young people to take positive steps towards their futures, along with supporting hundreds of entrepreneurs and start up social enterprises. Our Fore St offices have been closed since March 2020 due to COVID, with all […]

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This week brought us a very exciting milestone for Liskeard Library!

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Our Chief Executive Lindsey Hall met with Cllr Edwina Hannaford for a socially distanced key hand over! We are delighted to be able to get underway with the renovations of the much loved building. Our vision is to create a renovated library building, to increase the numbers and diversity of people who practically use the […]

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Liskeard Library – Deal agreed which gives the green light for refurbishment to begin in 2021

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Positivity, but just a little more patience. These are the key words as the refurbishing of Liskeard’s well-loved Passmore Edwards Library is becoming a long-awaited reality. The anticipation of a reopening in 2021/22 is driven by having reached formal agreement on the project. Somewhat like an exchange of contracts on a house, both sides have […]

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Design team for Liskeard Library required

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Real Ideas is looking for a Design Team to carry out the technical design through to completion for their Liskeard Library Project. We will be looking to contract the following: Architects M&E Consultant Structural Engineer Quantity Surveyor Project Manager Consultants should be able to begin work early Feb 2020 with the aim to complete technical […]

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