Client: Diocese of London
Completed: July 2019
Category: Places of Worship
Contract Duration: 28 Weeks
Architect: Quinlan Terry Architects LLP
What we did...
  • Restoration & Reordering Works
  • Custom Joinery
  • Internal Redecoration
  • Stone Work
  • Lighting Installation

USL were pleased to be appointed as Principal Contractor for the restoration and reordering works to St Simon Zelotes, a lively Evangelical Anglican church built 1858-9 to the design of Joseph Peacock.  The Anglican church received extensive building works, reordering and redesigning of the existing space to remain fit for future generations.

The extensive programme included;

  • A renovated gallery with adaptations including a new staircase to allow for strengthening and extending the gallery for extra seating and storage space.
  • Redesigning space by removing pews from the south aisle, the Lady Chapel, and the front row to enable more room for wheelchairs, musicians and wedding parties.
  • Custom joinery comprised of new cupboards at the south end of the gallery, new bookcases, new gallery platform/balustrade, improvements to existing kitchen facilities and amendments to organ area.
  • New stone flooring
  • A disabled size WC in the main body of the church
  • Installation of new sound system.
  • Fitting of new lighting supply for WC and under the south balcony and the first-floor balcony area
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“...there has never been more architecture in less space”    

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