Phase 4 (June 2020 – March 2121)

9th February: Plastering of the Sanctuary

5th February: Site visit with the architect & Canon Montjean – Scaffolding inside the drum built to be able to reinstate the restored windows and finish repairs

4th February: Plastering around the lower and upper windows of the Sanctuary

3rd February: Plastering around the lower and upper windows of the Sanctuary

2nd February: Stained glass windows back in place in the Sanctuary – Plastering around the upper windows – Improvement of the lighting rod protection

1st February: Outside Scaffolding being dismantled – Progress of the inside scaffolding – Plastering of the walls

29th January: Upper Cornice restored – Plastering of the inside – Lightning rod

27th January: Gutters back in place and protection against birds – inside plastering of the walls of the sanctuary

26th January: Improvement of the lighting rod protection – The upper cornice restored

25th January: View of the inside scaffolding in the dome drum

14th January: Site visit by our architect Mark Pearce

13th January: The upper cornice of the dome is now restored – View of the inside scaffolding in the dome drum

5th January: The upper cornice of the dome is repainted in its original color

16th December: Site Visit – Brickwork repointing nearly finished – 1st stained glass windows back in place – Gutters repaired and back in place – Building repairs inside

7th December: Visit of the factory (Design Lights Stained Glass Limited) where the stained glass windows are repaired. A new glass window, made with copper, was created to match the existing ones already on the dome.

16th November: Ongoing works: Repointing brickworks & concrete repairs on the dome

4th November: Ongoing works: Repointing brickworks & concrete repairs on the dome – Your Canons on the Dome at sunset

21st October: Ongoing works: Repointing brickworks & concrete repairs on the dome – Canon Montjean and his “beloved Dome”

17th October: Ongoing works: Repointing brickworks – concrete repairs on the dome

16th October: Ongoing works: Repointing brickworks – concrete repairs on the dome

10th October: Ongoing works: Repointing brickworks – concrete repairs have started on the dome (corroding ferrous metal reinforcement)

7th October: Ongoing works: Roof repairs have started – Visit of a professional team

23rd September: Ongoing works: The windows of the dome are down for restoration

10th September: Scaffolds are now completed

09th September: ongoing works: gutters are now down for restoration

26th August: Architect’s visit

15th August: Panoramic views from the top of the scaffolds

14th August: Ongoing works

11th August: Canon Montjean’s visit

6th August: Scaffolding works – day 29

3rd August: Scaffolding works – day 26

24th July: Scaffolding works – A crane lifted the beams around the dome

20th – 23rd July: Scaffolding works – Preparation of the beams for the dome’s scaffold

20th July: The first windows are taken down for restoration

17th July: Visit of our architect, Mark Pearce (from Kepczyk Pearce Sanderson)

17th July: Scaffolding works – day 15

15th July: First pictures of the walls, after the plaster being removed to allow them to dry

14th July: Scaffolding works – day 12

10th July: Scaffolding works – day 10

9th July: Scaffolding tour

8th July: Scaffolding works – day 8

7th July: Scaffolding works – day 7

6th July: Scaffolding works – day 6

1st July: Scaffolding works – day 3

30th June: Scaffolding works – day 2

29th June: Arrival of the scaffolds for the Sanctuary

24th June: Protection of the Sanctuary and the side aisle

Presentation of HLF4 Heritage Grant

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