The scaffolding has now been dismantled. Over the next few days the steel joists and the concrete base will be removed.
The scaffold removal is now under way revealing some of the magnificently restored masonry as well as the new gilding to the orb and…
The flaming orb is now on show with the reinstated copper embellishments and new gold leaf gilding.
Repairs to the historic oak handrail are now underway by specialist carpenters
The scaffolding reaches level 10 of the Monument in the City of London
The gold leaf gilding is very carefully applied onto the prepared copper orb
We visit Cathedral Works Organisation in Chichester to look at the models of the paterae, which will sit on each corner under the viewing…
Abseilers attaching the scaffold wrap to the north elevation on the Monument
Repointing column joints after the removal of the cementitious mortar
The scaffolding is completed (ahead of schedule) and officially handed over to the main contractor - Cathedral Works Organisation. For the first time, we…