10/04/12 Work Starts on Williton Footbridge Roof

Work started today on preparatory work for the fitting of the footbridge roof. The Williton Station Maintenance started priming the 7”x2” fascia boards which the guttering and dagger boards will be attached to. This is the first job to be undertaken in the new maintenance hut which now has power and lighting installed. On Monday 16 April the scaffolding will be erected and be completed on 17 April when work on site will start. The main contract is being undertaken by John Farley, who as well owning a building company in West Wales, is also a steam engine driver on the West Somerset Railway. The electric work is being undertaken by Stuart Freeman a Williton based electrician, steelwork is in the hands of West Somerset Restorations and RAMs are producing and painting the dagger boards together with some miscellaneous work. The contract is programmed for completion in 4/5 weeks.