Tag Archives: Frame Restoration

Updates on the frame restoration work at St Mary’s

St Mary’s Belfry Restoration – complete

St Mary’s Belfry Restoration – complete!

After 38 days and over 700 man hours the St Mary’s belfry restoration saw completion on Tuesday 22nd July. Continue reading St Mary’s Belfry Restoration – complete

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St Mary’s Belfry Restoration – Week 2 update

St Mary’s Belfry Restoration – Week 2 update

Progress continues to be made at St Mary’s this week, with the main focus being on removing the rust from the frame. Continue reading St Mary’s Belfry Restoration – Week 2 update

St Mary’s Belfry Restoration – Week 1 update

St Mary's Church

St Mary’s Belfry Restoration – Week 1 update

Over the years the cast iron frame at St Mary’s has undergone extensive rusting leaving it in a poor state needing some major work. At the SCR AGM in March it was agreed that this summer would be the perfect opportunity to tackle this long overdue project in order to help extend the life of the frame. Continue reading St Mary’s Belfry Restoration – Week 1 update

St Mary’s – Planned Maintenance

Please note that St Mary’s Southampton will be unavailable for any ringing between Monday 16th June and Sunday 27th July due to a period of planned tower maintenance including re-painting of the frame.

For locations of practices and Sunday morning ringing please check the calendar on the website

Daniel Graham
Steeple Keeper
Southampton City Ringers