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St. Cedma’s Parish Church Repairs

Posted on 28/06/2018

St. Cedma’s Parish Church stands on an ancient ecclesiastical site with parts of the present church dating from 1350 but with extensive Victorian restoration.  Our Quinquennial inspection of the church fabric confirmed rainwater penetration was becoming an issue and the roof slating and Tower fabric was coming to the end of its life.  The Parish, with our help, was successful with an application for grant aid to the Listed Places of Worship Repair Scheme. We were retained to provide an architectural service to design and oversee a scheme of repair to the roofs and high-level masonry of the Tower.  This … Read more St. Cedma’s Parish Church Repairs

Christ Church Cathedral (Lisburn) Restoration

Posted on 17/04/2016

Christ Church Cathedral is a grade A listed building, dating from the early 18th century.  In 2008 stone to the spire became loose and the Select Vestry decided to investigate the reason for the failure and any remedial work necessary to the spire and the remainder of the Cathedral building. The Practice undertook a detailed inspection of the Cathedral and this allowed the Vestry to effectively prioritise the works identified.  The Practice was subsequently appointed to prepare detailed drawings, specification and schedules to allow the work to be competitively tendered and various grant applications to be lodged.  A project of … Read more Christ Church Cathedral (Lisburn) Restoration