In a statement on Tuesday, the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (Udecott) said the Mille Fleurs project involves the restoration of Mille Fleurs to its original condition and internal outfitting as a “Periodic Building” together with construction of a new out-building to the rear of the property which will house offices and a library.
Udecott said the restoration of Mille Fleurs is being overseen by a team of specialists in restoration architecture. The company said this team was in the country late last year and is expected to return in the coming months. French company Genivar is overseeing the Mille Fleurs project.
Udecott said the design works for the restoration for the main building of Mille Fleurs are almost complete.The Stollmeyer’s Castle project involves the refurbishment of the castle to its original appearance, coupled with internal re-design and modernisation works. Udecott said design works for the castle have been completed and tender packages are being prepared. The company said it anticipates that invitations for the first tender package will be sent out within the next month, with invitations for other packages soon thereafter.