St George Stalybridge

Two phases of works have been completed at St George Church, Stalybridge by Heritage Conservation Restoration as part of a National Lottery Heritage Funded project.

As part of the initial works, the South Side Masonry Walls were raked out and repointed to replace the old sand cement which was causing damage to the surrounding stone work. The leadwork to the South Nave Box Gutter also renewed to replace the existing lead which was severely damaged.

The second phase was more involved, with both internal and external work required. The Nave Roof was completely re-roofed with new Penrhyn Heather Blue slates to be as close as a replacement as possible in line with the Churches wishes. The Nave Box Gutter was replaced with the same specification as previously carried out as part of the first phase of works, and new Drainage was installed to the North Aisle.

At the East end of the Church the Bellcot was carefully taken down, and then rebuilt with new stainless steel fixings. The North Aisle was raked out and repointed in new Lime pointing, and four of the lead windows to the North and South Aisle were taken out, overhauled and re-leaded.

Internally, a re-ordering project created a new kitchen area allowing the Church to hold functions and events moving forwards.

St George are really happy with the work, and have documented the project on their own website too which can be found here.

Client: PCC of St Georges Stalybridge

Architect: Andrew Kepczyk

Period: 20 weeks

Value: £230,000

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