Canterbury Cathedral

Commercial Scaffolding Project

About the project

About: Canterbury Cathedral various works and The Canterbury Journey which is a £24.7 million 5-year development to carry out vital restoration work on the Cathedral building whilst improving access for visitors who want to find out more about its history and mission

Where: Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury

Main Scope of Works: Various Scaffolding works to enable access to the restoration areas, including the erection of an 53m long internal safety deck to facilitate the removal of the clerestory windows and their subsequent reintroduction and externally to give access for the re-roofing and repairs to the fabric. Access to the 600 year old Nave and the West Towers. Install lifting towers to refurbish and relocate the Cathedral’s old Henry Willis Organ originally built in 1886. Access to build a new welcome centre, shop and exhibition centre. Access to repair and conserve the Christ Church Gate.

We have also provided access for art exhibitions within the cathedral and had a visit from Paula the Polar Bear for a Greenpeace campaign.

Please see below photos of the various areas of scaffolding, a link to read an article published by The Construction Index in March 2019, a timelapse video of the Safety Deck installation, plus BBC interviews on site at the Cathedral

Article: Read the ‘Construction Index’ article here.

Timelapse Video:

BBC Interviews:

Further Comments:  Canterbury Cathedral and the Canterbury Journey has been and will continue to be a monumentally prestigious project that All Access have been truly honoured to be part of, the team are so grateful to work in such a historic building alongside the many specialist contractors involved in the restoration.

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