St Hugh’s Church, Cornwall

Extensive works to the interior and exterior of this Grade 1 listed building included:

  • Survey and report of existing roof slopes.
  • Oak repairs to chamber floors
  • Installation of like for like oak to intermediate floor.
  • Complete replacement of main code 7 and 8 valley gutter – installation of new powder coated cast aluminum gutters and rainwater pipes following removal of existing cast iron and UPVC.
  • sacrificial strips long with replacement bearers
  • Valley boarding and removal,
  • Repair and replacement of natural slating.
  • Application of wood preservative to existing exposed timbers.
  • Replacement of main ridge tiles to roof longitudinally.
  • Install galvanized inspection ladders between chambers with hand grabs and railings to areas.
  • Extended lighting from existing supplies to give lighting to spiral access stair and new chamber.

We delivered the project through:

  • Erection of scaffold structure as work platforms and to act as weather protection to main inner roof slopes and lead gutters.
  • Enabling scaffold to internal areas of bell tower.
  • Floor bearing on galvanized RSJ’s installed on pad stones.


  • Church refurbishment
  • Client – The Parochial Church Council
  • Completion – December 2014
  • Value – £59,000