Northwold, Church of St Andrew, Norfolk - Heritage Lottery Funded Project

The village of Northwold is 18 miles south-east of King’s Lynn on the east side of the A134. The Church is on the north side of the High Street.

The Church consists of Chancel with Vestry on the north side, Nave with north and south Aisles, square west Tower and a south Porch.

See the text below to discover the repairs Nicholas Warns Architect Ltd carried out to preserve this historic church.

Northwold, Church of St Andrew - Heritage Lottery Funded Project

Repairs & Maintenance

Project Architect: Gethin Harvey

Project Manager:  Nicholas Warns

Project Team: Client, Architect, Eastern Foundry Lead (Contractor);  CDM Coordinator; Quantity Surveyor; Wildlife Consultant.

Grade 1 Listed Building

Completion Date:  March 2018

Repairs carried out:

  • Replace the copper on South Aisle, Nave and South Porch roofs with new lead, and repair associated parapets and top section stone of the north chimney.
  • Replace downpipes on the South Aisle.
  • Replace spouts on the Nave.
  • Remove existing spouts in the South Porch and install new downpipes.
  • Repair Roman Cement hood moulds in the Nave clerestory windows.
  • Remove external cement render and re-render in lime mortar in the North Nave, North and South Aisles, South Porch and South Chancel walls.
  • Re-ordering and improvements to the heating and lighting system.

We provided a full service including concept and detailed design drawings; application for Faculty; provision of full tender documents, schedule of work and specifications to appoint Contractors; contract administration to include pre-start meetings and coordination of the wider project team; regular on-site meetings with minutes issued; full project contract administration; site visits to monitor progress between meetings; handover to Client.

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