You may have seen scaffolding up but you may not have realised that it goes around the corner, over the water. This all about renovating the cast iron window frames, pointing where necessary, and opening up windows that have been bricked up from the inside.
Temporary polycarbonate glazing is being used to let light in, until the frames can be properly glazed. Some of the cast iron frames have to be repaired, with new sections fabricated, all the original very hard putty knocked out, then primed and painted.
Hard work chipping and grinding
Light at last