Category: Renovation 2014

Rededication of St Joseph’s

During the major renovation work of 2014 St Joseph’s Church was closed for 4 months.  It re-opened in December 2014 and on January 11th 2015 Bishop Hugh re-dedicated the church and celebrated Mass.  He also blessed the new statue of St Joseph that stands in the foyer. Click to see photos. Continue reading

St Joseph’s Church is open again!

Click below to see the last set of photos before our first Mass. Continue reading

21st December – Mass in St Joseph’s church

The end of the renovation work is in sight!
We had a crane to lift the air-conditioning unit through the roof a couple of weeks ago.  Now the roof is finished and some of the scaffolding has now been taken down.  Continue reading

A roof-top view of St Joseph’s

This week our photographer had a tour of the church including the roof.  Click to see the result … Continue reading

St Joseph’s – a look at the pipework

The slates have now been re-instated on the front section of the church roof above the nave. To see pictures of the renovation work, read on … Continue reading

St Joseph’s – the internal work

We had hoped we might see slates re-appearing on St Joseph’s roof this week, but the crates of slates are waiting patiently next to the site manager’s office. Click to see the latest photos. Continue reading

St Joseph’s wood treatment

The builders are hoping to put on the slates soon, but there was more work to treat the timbers than originally expected.  Click to see the latest pictures from St Joseph’s. Continue reading

St Joseph’s as never seen before

What was under St Joseph’s roof?  There was not as much wood as there should have been – some of it had rotted away! Click to see some photos. Continue reading

What’s happening at St Joseph’s?

On Sunday 10th August we said our last Mass in St Joseph’s Church before the start of major renovation work.  There will be no access to the church until the work is complete. Continue reading