Restoration: Grade I Listed Church, Exeter

New roofs and external wall refurbishment works to a church in the Cathedral grounds of Exeter.  The high profile works were undertaken in a busy public environment.  Extreme care and vigilance were employed in order to maintain a safe working site, while ensuring the works were completed on time.

The works items were:

  • Site set-up in accordance with the city’s, cathedral’s and client’s requirements.
  • Scaffolding structure with access & working platform and tin roof.
  • Hacking off 100m2 of existing cement render to external walls; carry out stone work repairs, and lime render works.
  • Stone carving repairs.
  • Removal of lead to 2No. roofs, construction of new timber deck including box gutters and ventilation details, installation of lead work to the 2No. roof areas.
  • Strip existing slate roof and carry out timber repairs and fix new welsh slates.
  • Parapet wall repairs and lead work, removal of coping stones and relaying.
  • Internal redecoration works.

Case Summary

  • Client: The Church of St Petrock's, Exeter
  • Architect: Russ Palmer
  • Value: £191,000
  • Procurement: Single Stage Tender
  • Programme: 20 weeks

Contracts

Small works

Conservation

Maintenance

Plumbing & heating

Joinery

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