By August 6th Andy had completed the brickwork on the last arch:



However, we now had the problem that the east wall of this arch had a large gap behind, where the old wall had fallen back, which we needed to fill before it would be safe to remove the arch former.  There was also a bit of a gap on the west side.  We decide to fill both gaps with steel reinforced cement, which itself would be supported by the large blocks of cement we had put in to support the Acrow props holding up the shoring.



Having supported the walls of the arch, the former could be removed, revealing the inside of the new arch:



Of course, Andy had included another 3 of the bat bricks in this section of arch:







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