As an indication of the difficulty of restoring a site of this nature attending to things such as lead removal the provision of these quotes provide a picture of the immense investment and time put into the project.   Well done community volunteers and business sponsors alike – your immeasurable investment into this villa and tireless work has indeed made the seemingly impossible, possible!!

Lead Removal and Paint – We received a quote for the lead removal and painting of a villa of this size by heritage specialist painters. This does not include remedial work. This amount sits at $67,275 for the paint job alone.

House Quote (PDF, 259.8 kb)

  • Scaffolding – We received a cost of Scaffolding erection $7,500 and weekly hiring charge of $750. The scaffolding was up from May 2011 until February 2013 – 84 weeks, which put scaffolding weekly hiring at $63,000 and a total scaffolding cost at $70,500.

Camel Space-Charge-Rental RE-862 (PDF, 64.5 kb)

  • Plastic wrap for lead protection – Wrap-it wrapped the whole building for us and this job was verbally quoted at $10,000. This was a one-time fee with dismantling and recycling removal of material on completion