All the scaffolding has now been removed…
The stonework is being restored, repaired and renewed….
External views from the rail side (mostly):
The chimneys have been completed – and they look fantastic!
Repair of the roof and installation of new windows is proceeding…
Morpeth Station Restoration: Heritage Skills event. Thanks to the site manager, Carl, for arranging the event
Views from scaffolding – currently the highest point in Morpeth
Final chimney completed today. Scaffolding will be reduced in the next couple of weeks.
New Chimneys from Classic Masonry installed:
Refurbishment of the railway station includes restoring the chimneys to their full original height. While some of this can be achieved through restoration and a little bit of architectural salvage – crafting of some new masonry is required, and that is being undertaken by Classic Masonry Works: