Portfolio Category: Place of Worship

Westminster Abbey

Our work involved detailed pre contract investigations of the triforium floor structure, which sits over the aisle vaults to the main floor of the abbey. By careful assessment we were able to minimise the extent of steel work suggested previously to a minimum, thus reducing the impact on some of Wren's structure of roof trusses…
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York Minster Revealed

A large scale, mainly Heritage Lottery Fund funded project, included the repair and conservation of the east front masonry and medieval stained glass, improvements to visitor and staff facilities, the updating of the Undercroft interpretation space, including access for all. Through the works, Ed Morton was invited to become the Minster’s Structural Engineer, a role…
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St. Bride’s Church

This project involved the refurbishment of the Portland stone spire, including stone repairs and cleaning. This Grade I Listed church, constructed between 1670 and 1684, is Sir Christopher Wren’s tallest spire at 234 feet. Located on Fleet Street in the City of London, it is often described as the “Journalists' Church”. The stonework had suffered…
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All Saints, West Dulwich

The Morton Partnership was tasked with assessing the condition and stability of the remaining elements and when it was agreed that the church would be rebuilt, developing the design of the reconstructed elements. The client secured the funding to construct a new contemporary extension to the west of the church that was never completed to…
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Sheffield Cathedral

The recently completed works at Sheffield Cathedral had two main parts. Internal re-ordering, including removal of the nave and aisle 1960’s concrete floors, and installation of a new insulated slab with underfloor heating. This involved careful investigations of the existing structure to understand its construction and to allow an informed decision on the new construction.…
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