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Summer Progress on the St Andrew's Project

Externally the contractors have erected scaffolding with a temporary roof  and Monoflex sheeting to external elevations. This is to protect the structure from the elements whilst work on the roof and masonry commence. The external scaffold is held down by large water tanks containing 24,000 litres/ 5280 gallons of water. The scaffolding work also extends internally where a scaffold ‘birdcage’ is being erected to enable internal works and repairs and also providing a safety deck for the external roof works.

The result is that the church is now full enveloped in scaffolding – a staggering 580 tonnes - certainly no mean feat given the heat of the Summer. Read more...

For more information about the aims of the project and what St Andrew's will look like once completed visit the St Andrew's Project page.

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