Swaffham, SS Peter & Paul Church, Norfolk

This is an imposing and impressive church even by East Anglia standards. For miles around the distinctive Tower with spire and fleché is a feature in the flat landscape.

The Church dates from C14th – C15th with alterations and additions.

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

Swaffham, SS Peter & Paul Church, Norfolk

Roof Repairs, New Car Park and Automatic Glass Doors

Project Architect: Iain Walker (Alterations to main entrance doors)

Project Leader and Project Manager: Nicholas Warns (For roof repairs, car park and landscaping)

Project Team: Client, Architect (and Lead Consultant), GH Atthowe (Contractor), Archaeologist; Quantity Surveyor; Historian; Wildlife Consultant; Asbestos Consultant; Conservation Officer at West Norfolk Council;

Grade I Listed Building

Repairs carried out:

  • Roof repairs and replacement of rainwater goods.
  • Churchyard re-landscaping.
  • Installation of a new car park.
  • Alterations to entrance to remove steps.
  • Installation of automatic glass doors.

We provided a full service including concept and detailed design drawings including a measured survey; application for Faculty; provision of full tender documents, including the bills of quantities, schedule of work and analysis of tender returns  to appoint Contractors; contract administration to include pre-start meetings and coordination of the wider project team; regular on-site meetings with minutes issued; issuing of Architects Instructions for variations; issuing Interim Payment Certificates/Practical Completion Certificate/ Release of Retention for Final Payment; site visits to monitor progress between meetings; handover to Client.

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