Client: The PCC of Christ Church, Kensington
Completed: 2017
Category: Places of Worship
Contract Duration: 21 Weeks
Architect: Sheppard Architects
What we did...
  • Conservation Repair
  • New Stone & Marble
  • Construction
  • Specialist Works
  • Custom Joinery
  • Roofing

Universal Stone Ltd was pleased to be appointed as Principal Contractor to carry out the internal reordering to the east end of the Grade II listed Christ Church, Kensington.

Christ Church was founded over 165 years ago using the Book of Common Prayer of 1662 and continues in this rich tradition today. The specialised works comprised of managing and providing a new two-stage rising stage situated in front of the notable chancel arch as well as new steps to pulpit.

The entire construction and restoration programme included; adaption of church internals (pews and flooring), installation of new concrete foundation slab, construction of a new raised timber floor structure to receive rising stage, installation of new floor hatch, installation of a new two stage rising stage including all associated electrical works, supply and installation of new Purbeck flooring to rising stand and adjacent areas and installation of new marble mosaic to rising stage.

The USL team designed manufacture and supplied a new timber font as well as timber stairs and balustrade to pulpit.

The new additions will enable the community to diversify its usage and future proof the church for years to come.

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The new additions will enable the community to diversify its usage and future proof the church for years to come.

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