After hearing about £850k escape stair at the Wallasey Town Hall (lots for the Birkenhead one as well), I thought I would check planning. Looks like they have had a busy couple of years upgrading the building, obviously they have been contravening Disability Discrimination Act and Fire legislation all these years.
9/12/13 - Replace existing passenger lift
23/04/13 - Demolition of existing timber and brick work walls on the ground, first and second floors to create open plan offices.
18/04/13 - Installation of Disabled WC on 3rd floor
12/11/12 - Demolition of existing timber and brickwork walls
18/06/12 - Alterations to existing partitions and doors to form 2 new stair towers in the existing lightwells, external access ramps and associated works, including new lift and all associated services.
13/04/12 - The retrofitted installation of solar photovoltaic array to the existing roof structure to generate renewable energy.