HLF Project Delivery - Further Development Work

Following a successful pass of our HLF application and prior to the formal implementation of our project activity based objectives (from April 2011), a period of further development work will be undertaken by the SWiB Archive Manager during January-March 2011 in consultation with the PBA, PBA SWiB Board and appointed Property Manager, project partners and the SWiB team of volunteers.

Updates to the project delivery pages will be undertaken by the Archive Manager and appointed Project Outreach Assistant (pending archive transfer).


Key Events Log:

January -

- Formal written HLF Feedback on Round Two Application received – 4th January 2011
- HLF Permission to start project delivery - 19th January 2011
- Meeting with Archive Manager and PBA SWiB Board of Directors - 20th January 2011
- Commence project specific site development activity (alongside ongoing PBA conservation work) - 20th January 2011
- Meeting with Board of Directors for site development - 20th January 2011
- Submit Project Outreach Assistant advert for publication in Herald, WMN, Jobsite and ARC - 21st January 2011:
- Outreach Assistant advert published in the Plymouth Herald, Western Morning News, ARC and online (Jobsite) - 26th January 2011:

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- Meeting with Board of Directors for site development - 27th January 2011
- Outreach Assistant vacancy published on JISCDEGITALMEDIA - 28th January 2011
- Meeting with Archive Manager and SWiB Project Team Committee (SPTC) - 28th January 2011:

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February -

- Archive Manager new site development inspection with David Colwill, PBA Director (conservation & widening access work) - 4th February 2011:

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- Meeting with Board of Directors for site development - 10th February 2011
- Site meeting with Apex Security to discuss installations - 20th February 2011
- Meeting with Board of Directors for site development - 24th February 2011
- Archive Manager new site development inspection with David Colwill, PBA Director (conservation, floor loading & widening access work) - 25th February 2011:

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- Meeting with SPTC to discuss Outreach Assistant appointment - 25th February 2011.
- Deadline for POA applications (25th February 2011). Begin process of short-listing with Board of Directors - from the 28th February 2011

March -

- Meeting with PBA Directors - 10th March 2011.
- Archive Manager new site development visit with John McGill, BCNS - 18th March 2011 (floor loading and archive storage unit construction):

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- Meeting with Board of Directors for site development - 22nd March 2011.
- Interviews for Project Outreach Assistant - Thursday 24th March 2011.
- Appointment of our new Project Outreach Assistant - Friday 25th March 2011 (to start 26th April 2011).
- Meeting with Board of Directors for site development - 31st March 2011.

April -

- Project team meeting with SWiB Volunteers, Stacey Dyer (Archive Manager/SWiB Archivist), Colette Hobbs (new Project Outreach Assistant) and Chris Robinson (Director - PBA) at Plymouth Arts Centre - 8th April 2011:

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- Meeting with Plymouth College of Art, Spatial Design student. Supporting the design of the front facade design of the new building - 15th April 2011 / 18th April 2011
- Flooring / Mobile shelving / Air conditioning / IT technologies being installed at the new site - from 18th April 2011.
- Archive Manager inspection of new installations at new site - 21st April 2011.

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- Project Archive Outreach Assistant, Colette Hobbs, commences work - 26th April 2011:

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- Meeting with Bretonside Copy with new Project Archive Outreach Assistant, Colette Hobbs to discuss onsite display potential - 27th April 2011 (PROJECT DELIVERY ACTIVITY PLANNING)
- POA meeting with Devonport Community Officer, pre-project-delivery networking - 28th April 2011 (PROJECT DELIVERY ACTIVITY PLANNING)

May -

- Research conducted into the heritage of 25 The Parade by POA - 5th May 2011 (PROJECT DELIVERY ACTIVITY PLANNING)
- Site development team meeting - 5th May 2011
- Removals confirmed - 5th May 2011
- Final fix IT technologies scheduled - 5th May 2011
- Meeting with Bretonside Copy regarding displays - 5th May 2011 (PROJECT DELIVERY ACTIVITY PLANNING)
- Local Studies Day exhibition, pre-project delivery publicity - 7th May 2011:

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- Meeting with University of Exeter representatives to discuss onsite exhibition - 9th May 2011 (PROJECT DELIVERY ACTIVITY PLANNING)
- Site development team meeting - 10th May 2011
- Confirm final fix security installations - 12th May 2011
- Meeting with Rob Bothma, PCA student, discuss designs for front - 13th May 2011
- Project updates added to website - 13th May 2011
- POA visit to Totnes Image Bank, network building with community archives - 13th May 2011 (PROJECT DELIVERY ACTIVITY PLANNING)
- Site inspection visit - 13th May 2011 (final visit before transfer):

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June -

- Packing up at 32 Looe Street for transfer to our new premises - week beginning 30th May:

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- Unpacking at the new site and asthetic refit of the new premises:

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- New archive and gallery opens to the public, 24th June 2011:

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1-5) SWiB Gallery 6-7) Research Rooms 8-11) SWiB Offices and Volunteer Rooms 12) Archive Storage Units.

COMPLETION OF FURTHER DEVELOPMENT PHASE.

Commencement of the ACTIVITY phase of the project. See our HLF Project Delivery - Activity Portfolio page for ongoing updates.


Publicity -

- Radio Plymouth interview/announcement - 4th January 2011
- Article, Plymouth Herald, 17th January 2011 - See the article here
- Article, Western Morning News, 17th January 2011 - See the article here
- News feature, Western Morning News - 22nd January 2011: Modern Technology Saving Images of the Past
- Radio Devon interview / project progress report - 28th January 2011
- Radio Devon interview / project progress report - 18th April 2011


Further Links:

HLF Project - Background & Overview
HLF Pre-Project Delivery, Planning & Development
HLF Project Delivery - Activity Portfolio
Press Release (HLF Project) - 30th March 2010
Press Release (HLF Project) - 17th January 2011
News feature - 22nd January 2011


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