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Restoration Blog Update - April 27 2024

Posted by David Rigby on Saturday, April 27, 2024,




You may all be aware of the major renovation work that is being carried out in St Matthews Church.


The original work was planned for the main church floor and our fundraising efforts over the past 9 years were allocated to this. Unfortunately, after construction work started, it was found that the chancel floor was in a very poor state and started to collapse once excavation work reached the front of the church.


The chancel floor is suffering from collapse over the...

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Restoration Project update - April 20 2024

Posted by David Rigby on Sunday, April 21, 2024,

Restoration Update

Many of you will be aware that little work has been carried out recently. There are two reasons for this. As planned, the void below the nave was filled with hardcore and then concrete laid. Nothing else could be done until the concrete had set firmly.

The original plan was to complete the work in the nave and deal with the chancel later. However, the second reason for the delay was that the excavations up to the boundary of the chancel revealed a retaining brick wall in rath...

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