Building restoration work
at St Andrew's in 2018
After much planning and prayer, work is underway to restore essential parts of the stone and roof work at St Andrew’s. Inspections had drawn attention to the swift deterioration of outside areas and much effort has gone into obtaining the necessary funds that will enable the work to be completed.
Contractors are on site to undertake the detailed and skilled work that will repair damage done to the church over many years of weathering and exposure to pollution. We anticipate this work will continue until September/October.
As well as being thankful for the money raised by members of the St Andrew’s family, we appreciate that the project is only possible as a result of a grant that has been received from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The sum received is in the region of £250K.
Throughout the period of planning, we have been in close partnership with WEAL Architects who have drawn up the plans and are overseeing the work on behalf of the PCC. We also value the work of Lodge and Sons who are undertaking the work and will be on site throughout the period.
The church will remain open throughout the summer months with all services taking place as scheduled.
Visitors are welcome at all times and will have normal access to the building.
What's going on up there?
Find out what's happening up on the scaffolding during the building restoration work...
The view from the top...