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Old June 9th, 2016, 03:36 PM   #21
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Old August 23rd, 2016, 10:26 AM   #22
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Errol Stewart's silos project takes a step forward

The redevelopment of the Kings Wharf grain silos is one step closer with JMC Property Group’s team preparing for two large concrete pours this week.

The $20 million hotel, which is expected to offically open in December 2017, is being developed by Launceston businessman Errol Stewart.

On Tuesday, August 23, the foundation will be laid for a 48 metre tower crane which will allow access to the entire site with its 60 metre boom.

The crane is due for completion in early September.

Meanwhile 600 cubic metres of concrete, weighing about 1,500 tonne, will be delivered on Thursday, August 25.

The concrete, plus an additional 55 tonne of steel reinforcing, will lay the footing for hotel’s the northern tower.

The hotel will be seven storeys high with up to 108 rooms and is expected to include an ancillary gym, cafe, bar and restaurant, meeting rooms, deck, Tamar River boating access and more than 90 car park spaces.
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Old August 26th, 2016, 02:10 AM   #23
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Good to see some development up North...its been one way traffic to Hobart for the past few years.

Pity its just a makeover though and not a new build as obviously it wont add to the skyline much but maybe it will trigger some ancilliary devleopments around it.
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Old September 4th, 2016, 10:28 AM   #24
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A bit of crane timelapse footage: https://www.facebook.com/rob.burnett...08951816451117
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Old September 4th, 2016, 10:34 AM   #25
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Good to see some development up North...its been one way traffic to Hobart for the past few years.

Pity its just a makeover though and not a new build as obviously it wont add to the skyline much but maybe it will trigger some ancilliary devleopments around it.
This is the key I expect. Errol Stewart is clever in this regard. It comes as no surprise that he supported the Seaport development since it increased the value of his land his car yard (Jackson Motor Company) is on. The Silos development builds on this and makes the whole "mouth of the North Esk" area into a hospitality/tourism area.
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Old September 5th, 2016, 02:04 AM   #26
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what height have you guys got the telstra bldg on john st?
i have access to height data and ive measured it at RL42m roof and RL46m plant.
Rl6m at grd. thus 40m to rear plantroom.

i have Myers as RL46m side plant. grdrl10m= 36m. (roof rl41m or 31m)
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current tallest bldg in Lauceston Church of the apostle
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Old September 24th, 2016, 11:26 AM   #28
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From today's Examiner:

Silo Hotel crane operator has best seat in the house

Crane operator Allan Dickenson says he has got the best office in Launceston – sitting 50 metres above the ground at the Silo Hotel development.

“If there’s anyone that’s got a better one they can come and show me,” Mr Dickenson said. “But up this high, looking over the Seaport, down the Tamar and at Penny Royal, I reckon I’ve got it made.”

The 64-year-old operates the 25 tonne tower crane working at Errol Stewart’s North Bank hotel development.

Mr Dickenson said on a clear day he could nearly see the Batman Bridge but “when she’s all fogged in, she’s a little dark”.

The climb to the cabin takes several minutes – depending on breaks to catch your breath – and involves 230 ladder rungs.

“When I first started I’d only go one or two floors and the old heart was saying ‘you better stop and have a rest’ but I’ve been going a bit further now and I get up in one stop. It takes me 10 minutes or so,” Mr Dickenson said.

Mr Dickenson, who has been operating cranes since 1988, said the Silo Hotel tower crane was the biggest he had operated in Tasmania.

“It has got 70 metres of boom out there and you can go around 360 [degrees] so there’s a lot of area you can work within.

“If we sat this in the middle of Aurora Stadium we could nearly do all that work in the area of the oval.”

The Chinese crane arrived in 15 containers and took two weeks to piece together, anchored several metres into the ground.

The crane, which will be used to lift concrete panels weighing between three to 12.5 tonnes among other tasks, can lift up to 25 tonnes.

“Out at 70 metres, we can pick up 4.7 tonne and in between, 40 or 50 metres, [it can lift] about nine and a half tonne.”

A computer shows when the load limit is reached and automatically cuts the power if the operator tries to exceed it. When weight is put on or taken off the boom, the cabin rocks gently.

The glass-floored cabin has air conditioning for warm days and a radio for communicating with ground crews or workers in the cage.

Construction manager Craig Wood said weather had impacted work in previous months but the build was going ahead smoothly.

“Within six weeks we will be all out of the ground,” he said. “All the footings will be done and we get to start to do columns and cut out holes from now on and up we go.”

The $16 million development is expected to be finished by December 2017.

Mr Dickenson said he was looking forward to seeing the completed project and how it would join up with the Seaport and Josef Chromy’s Penny Royal redevelopment.

“Even though I work for Errol Stewart, what he’s done around here with the Seaport and creating work for all the blokes, it’s a credit to him, he’s a man with a vision. As well as Josef Chromy, between them two blokes they’ve made Launceston a nice place to be.”
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Old March 21st, 2017, 09:25 AM   #29
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Latest update. Pics in article.

Also note last sentence (in bold!)

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Potential development delay for Silo Hotel

Holly Monery - 21 Mar 2017, 4:45 p.m.

Silo Hotel developer Errol Stewart says he doubts the project will be completed by the December.

“Certainly the structure will be complete and but it is big job to fit out. We are progressing pretty well now,” he said.

“The fourth level was poured a week ago and we are hoping to pour the Eastern wing by end April.

“This is where the restaurant and conference centre are.”

Mr Stewart said cutting into the silos had been “a breeze” but a lot of labour and concrete had to go into the development.

“I think the crane will be up all year, maybe it will come down around Christmas, but it will be very handy to lift furniture on to the decks so we will leave it up as long as possible,” he said.

The overall project will cost $20 million and the first concrete pour at the site was in August.

Mr Stewart also hinted at another plan which is coming together for the land behind Officeworks and JB Hi-Fi.

“We have a plan coming together across the road from the Silos which will be another significant development so stay tuned,” he said.
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Old March 23rd, 2017, 01:24 PM   #30
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“We have a plan coming together across the road from the Silos which will be another significant development so stay tuned,” he said.

Another car park?
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Old July 30th, 2017, 02:52 AM   #31
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LAUNCESTON - #UC: Silo Hotel - 11st / hotel

Here's a photo update from today:









I was under the impression the hotel was facing the city but it's actually facing north over the industrial area. When the new development between this hotel and Seaport finishes, there will be stunning views...

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Old August 13th, 2017, 04:02 PM   #32
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Old December 1st, 2017, 01:00 PM   #33
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http://www.examiner.com.au/story/509...-photos-video/

(The restaurant has been set up like this temporarily)


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DECEMBER 1 2017 - 6:00PM
Silo Hotel opens its doors for JMC Christmas party

Sean Slatter

It’s set to transform North Bank and a selection of guests will be getting in on the ground floor at Errol Stewart’s Silo Hotel this weekend.

About 400 Jackson Motor Company staff have been invited to dine in the newly-completed restaurant area on Saturday night, ahead of the venue’s opening next April.

Mr Stewart said the project had come in leaps and bounds throughout the past few weeks.

“When we get no rain and no wind like we have had, the development really goes forward very quickly,” he said.

“You can have people going everywhere and doing anything because there are no restrictions.”

Scheduled to open on April 27, the finished product is set to include 108 rooms, as well as restaurants, a gymnasium and a day spa.
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Old December 11th, 2017, 10:48 AM   #34
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From the Examiner.

So it's going to be another Peppers - Peppers Silo Hotel.

OCTOBER 27 2017 - 10:42AM
Peppers Silo Hotel expected to open in April

Mantra Group will manage the 108-room Peppers Silo Hotel when Errol Stewart’s $25 million redevelopment is completed next year.

The ten-storey hotel will overlook Seaport, Royal Park, the Tamar River Basin and Cataract Gorge.

It is the third management agreement signed between Mantra Group and developer Stewart, Morris & MacLagen Group, joining Peppers Seaport Hotel, Launceston and Peppers York Cove, Tamar Valley.

Mantra Group chief executive Bob East said the “high-performing hotel market in Launceston” was attractive to the company.

“This acquisition comes at an opportune time in the Tasmania tourism market, with the state currently enjoying record domestic and international visitation,” he said.

“Based on supply and demand forecasts, this strong performance is set to continue with further uplift projected.

The Peppers Silo Hotel will be the first hotel development to open in Launceston since Mantra Charles Hotel was developed in 2010.

Developer Errol Stewart was confident the property would “operate with great success”.

“With a broad target market of intrastate and interstate tourists, corporates and locals, we felt it was important to represent the original silos to ensure the history of the site was not lost,” he said.

Inside the hotel historic photography and key pieces from the original silos will be displayed throughout the building.

The project is expected to create 100 jobs during construction and long-term hospitality roles at completion.
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