5 Days into the build
That's one big big hole !!
Shale, Shale and plenty of it 🙂
It's amazing what 2 big diggers and a dumper truck can do
All nice and flat
A late Christmas present for Dawn - A Road !!
The Second Day of the Build

Happy Days, the main digger driver – Mark has found shale about 2 meters down in the area we want to have a lake.

We will use this for the majority of the road. This will be a huge advantage for us as we :-

Let the Groundworks Begin
View up to the House
The Tree on the right is the right hand boundary for the Access Road
Keeping the Large Tree to the Left

Then a couple of hours later ……..

As if by Magic .....
and low and behold there was an entrance
Digging for gold - well shale actually (but it means the same to us)