Tag Archives: Ecclesiastical


Considerations to make for architectural projects on Ecclesiastical buildings


There are over 16,000 churches in the UK, some of which were originally built many centuries ago. In fact, the oldest church still in use in the UK was built prior to 597AD. This means a few things for ecclesiastical buildings. For starters, they are for the community. Religious and cultural hubs, which many people rely on every day. Secondly, they are seen as national monuments and are therefore protected as some of the most important historic buildings across England and Wales. Nearly 6,000 of our 16,000 churches are listed as Grade I or Grade II. Finally, due to their […]

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Raising The Roof At The Sacred Heart Of Jesus Roman Catholic Church


Works have recently started on-site at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Southend.   The works include a range of external refurbishment/repair works, a roof replacement and internal remedial works. This extensive scheme follows a detailed investigation in to the cause of leaks; found to be a result of a progressive failure in the roof covering and fabric of the building, leading to both dry and wet rot in the roof structure and subsequent internal damage.   A busy church in the heart of Southend; works will be undertaken whilst the church remains open, with works expected […]

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