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  • Installation of structural steel and feature precast concrete panels to the front of house sections
  • Commencement of roof sheeting to front of house foyers
  • Progression of services inside the auditorium including electrical, mechanical and hydraulics
  • Works to the back of house and fly tower including electrical and mechanical services, ceiling framing and steelwork
  • Level 8 roof sheeting installed to all three tiers
  • The birdcage scaffolding is completed


  • Cores reach full height
  • Commencement of the internal structural steel installation
  • Progression of fit-out activity in the lower levels of the building
  • Refurbishment of rehearsal rooms


  • Installation of two tower cranes to continue major construction
  • Excavation of the orchestra pit
  • Large concrete pours


  • Lendlease, as Managing Contractor for the project, began exploratory and preparatory work in March 2020 for the new theatre at the Playhouse Green site
  • Construction works begin