Library of Birmingham December Update

Here is an update on the Library of Birmingham from the 9th and 10th December showing the gold cladding nearing it's encasement of the archives floors and work continuing on the rooftop rotunda.

Work is also rapidly moving internally with the latest update from Carillion, reproduced below from blog, showing internal partions and floor screeds ongoing alongside travellator and escalator installation.

Meanwhile The Birmingham Mail has reported, Birmingham libraries to escape closure but hours will be cut, with news that all 39 of Birmingham's community libraries will remain open in spit of Government spending cuts.

The cabinet member for leisure, sport and culture said the 16 busiest community libraries would open for five days a week in future. All of the remaining 23 libraries will be restricted to a four-day week.

Photos of construction from the 9 and 10 December are shown below:

9 December

10 December


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