Work on the construction of a five-storey building for the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) in April next year, the Corporation said Monday.
The project was originally expected to be completed by the end of this year but encountered a six-week delay following adverse weather and ground conditions towards the end of 2019.Construction of the building called ‘SBC House’ at Union Vale in the central district of English River started in April 2019.
The SBC House is being financed by a grant from the Chinese government and the contractor is Hunan 6 Engineering Company. The estimated cost for the project is SCR240 million ($13 million), inclusive of furniture and equipment.
Once completed, the building will occupy an area of 5,600 square metres and will be comprised of different buildings annexed together to accommodate both TV and radio services.