- 19 Sep 2016

From Supersized to Superfood

The excellent One Great George Street website and blog do not happen by accident. They are the creation of our full-time Marketing & PR Manager and part-time slave driver, Katie McCarthy, who brilliantly manages the whole thing including all the blog contributors; a job akin to herding cats.

The way it works is this. Katie draws up a grand plan for the year’s editorial calendar including outline blog concepts and then we agree on five or six different subjects, each of which will have a deadline so that they can be ready for publication. There is, of course, room for spontaneous posts too, but I always know when a pre-agreed deadline is approaching because I get an email that is beautifully written but essentially a thinly veiled threat reminding me of the consequence of non-compliance. Usually at this point, I jump into action because I have forgotten the deadline. However, on this occasion I struggled to start the blog because I didn’t know how to.

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- 08 Sep 2016

#OGGSRefurb – The Latest

One Great George Street Refurbishment - Great HallHaving completed repairs to the moulded plaster ceiling in the Great Hall, our restoration experts then carried out a conservation clean of the ceiling.  Here we can see one of the team working at high level on the vertical panels that surround the ventilation grilles.  Note the difference between the grilles on each side – the two at the far end that still require cleaning.

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