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Work in progress in and around the Roman Town House

Dorset County Council is developing a grant application to make improvements at the Roman Town House, to transform the grounds in which it sits and to improve directions and access to the site.

January 2018 - tell us what you think

We'd like to know what would make your experience of visiting the Roman Town House better. Complete the online questionnaire or  print out a paper version to complete and send in (pdf, 635kb) (opens in a new window).

Your views will help shape the application and, if the bid is successful, make significant improvements to this important monument and local attraction. Please complete the questionnaire by 28 February 2018.

The pictures below show:

  • after effects of the storm during the night of 10-11 November 2014 when some of the mosaics were submerged and covered with silty debris
  • test pits being dug in December 2014 to confirm confirm the depth of archaeological levels, ahead of work to improve drainage around County Hall
  • specialist conservators Kelland Conservation (opens in a new window) making one of their regular visits to check and clean the mosaic floors and do minor repairs
  • newly-repaired and resurfaced paths, November 2015
  • improved signage around the site, January 2016
  • removing loose torching from underneath the roof tiles, July 2016
  • poppies planted to commemorate World War One


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