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The removal of all existing slated roof coverings including asbestos containing materials, EPDM linings, associated lead gutters, valleys, flashings etc was followed by undertaking structural repairs and replacement of existing ‘distressed’ roof timbers, wallplates etc and the renewal of all slated and lead and copper roof coverings etc, incorporating insulation, including remedial/renewal works to rain water goods as necessary.
The masonry buttress to the west elevation was underpinned and careful dismantling
and structural repairs to existing upstand and distressed masonry walling to parapets,
roof valleys, gable cappings etc was undertaken including insertion of cintec anchors
etc. Repairs and pointing to all masonry elevations, together with shelter coating
and repairs to leaded light windows was also carried out. Installation of metal walkways
upon designated access routes for future maintenance including provision of ‘man-
Following the removal by specialist licensed contractor of asbestos containing materials,
demolition of internal masonry walling enabled the formation of new doorway apertures
through historic walling of the north aisle, walling to Church House kitchen courtyard
area and boundary walling abutting bus station premises. This was followed by the
construction of a covered courtyard area and reconfiguring the north aisle into multi-
Repairs and reinstatement to distressed and loose lime plasterwork to areas of walling within the church were carried out, the existing paving slabbed areas were uplifted together with opening up boarded areas beneath pews in church to facilitate a new heating system, followed by new screeds and floor finishes throughout, and redecorating all disturbed finishes.
The existing single storey structure abutting the east boundary was re-
The existing drainage was upgraded and extended throughout the premises, including excavating for a new stormwater disposal installation on the south side of the church.