I guess this is as good a place to start this blog as any. Today we have received the go ahead from the Bournemouth Council Planning department, this grants us to use what was an A1 (retail) premises into an A3 (catering) premises. So that basically means there is nothing left to wait on and the lease is now complete. The estate agent has wished us the best of luck, the solicitor is happy and the landlord can’t wait to hand over the keys! Exciting times!
Right, so the first day went as anticipated. We made pretty much every error we could have made from a… Read more First Day complete. Now let’s get down to business!
So that’s it. Worked right down to the wire, in fact the plastering isn’t yet completed. Nevertheless, we are opening… Read more Right, I suppose we better Open for business!
The exterior is a hugely important, it’s the first thing you see and the main thing you remember about the… Read more Exterior Refurb
Not as difficult as I first thought. Definitely a 2 person job, one to hold the paper and one to… Read more Wallpaper!
This was never going to be an easy task, in fact probably the most difficult part of this entire process.… Read more Vinyl Flooring…Gotta be done at some point!
The past couple of weeks, we haven’t been able to get too involved in the shop. We have left the… Read more The floor needs some attention!
So the ceiling has its top coat on, now for the finishing touches. We figured coving fits in with our… Read more Trying my hand at Coving!
I’ve managed to stay out of the shop the last couple weeks in order for the plastering to be done.… Read more Painting, painting and more painting!
Popped in straight from work today, couldn’t wait until the weekend. Just checked out what the plasterers have been up… Read more First bit of Dry-Lining Up!