Research Projects

CONSERVATION STUDY FOR ESPLANADE MANSION (WATSON'S HOTEL)

The aim of this, report is to document the present state and condition of the esplanade mansion also referred to as the Watson hotel building, a grade ii-a heritage structure located in the conservation area of the fort heritage precinct. This is a preliminary status report attempting to identify the various factors that affect the structural integrity and architectural ambience of the building. The report contains pointers towards the critical next steps and tasks to be undertaken in order to initiate the conservation and restoration of the building in the future.ambience of the building. The report contains pointers towards the critical next steps and tasks to be undertaken in order to initiate the conservation and restoration of the building in the future.