SK0573 : Buxton Crescent; restoration

near to Buxton, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Buxton Crescent; restoration
Buxton Crescent; restoration
"An historic agreement has been signed which paves the way for work to begin on a £35 million scheme to transform Buxton’s iconic Crescent into the UK’s first genuine spa hotel in more than a century.
The signing of the development agreement by landowners High Peak Borough Council and Derbyshire County Council with the Buxton Crescent Hotel and Thermal Spa Company is a major step forward towards the transformation of the Grade 1 listed Crescent and adjoining Grade 2 listed Natural Baths and Pump Room.
The agreement will allow preliminary work to start this spring on the long-awaited project to deliver a 79-bedroom, five-star spa hotel incorporating the neighbouring Natural Baths, a brand new visitor interpretation centre, a state-of-the-art thermal, natural mineral water spa, and eight specialist shops". (Buxton Advertiser)
The workmen involved do no have to go far for their Health & Safety advice; "Cavendo tutus", (Safe through caution) is the family motto of the Dukes of Devonshire.The Crescent was built for William Cavendish, the 5th Duke of Devonshire.
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2012
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Wednesday, 3 October, 2012   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 3 October, 2012
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Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0580 7356 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.5408N 1:54.8709W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0582 7346
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