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The Building of the Workshop 1996

In 1996, after 124 years in Hawthorn Terrace, the firm moved to a purpose-built workshop in Meadowfield, still within the Durham city boundary, where the parish church boasts a Harrison organ of 1882.

Hawthorn Terrace (site of the old workshop)

Hawthorn Terrace (site of the old workshop)

Hawthorn Terrace, Durham

Hawthorn Terrace, Durham

inside the old workshop

inside the old workshop at Hawthorn Terrace

Plans of the new factory layout

Plans of the new workshop at   St John’s Road

Below are a series of photographs showing the construction of our present workshop in St John’s Road, Meadowfield, Durham

The site for the new factory

The site for the new workshop

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land being cleared for the foundations

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steel framework

framework being erected

framework being erected

framework being erected

framework being erected

framework

framework

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the walls being erected

level 2 going up

level 2 going up

level 2

level 2

the roof going on

the roof going on

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mezzanine floor

 reception's roof being added

Reception’s roof

inside the workshop

inside the workshop

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inside the workshop area

Upper level being built

upper level being started

stairs being built

stairs being built

upper level

upper level being built

windows going in

windows going in

MD's office

MD’s office

air-con

air-con installation

overhead crane

overhead crane

interior walls being built

interior walls being built

pipework

pipework installation

upper level completed

upper level completed

upper gallery

upper gallery

canteen

canteen

mezzanine

mezzanine

stairs to mezzanine

stairs to mezzanine

courtyard

courtyard

machine shop

machine shop

surfacing the entry road

surfacing the entry road

road surfacing

road surfacing

laying the pathway to the reception

laying the pathway to the reception

The new completed workshop

exterior

side view of the exterior

Entry road into the works

Entry road into the grounds

Harrison Organ Factory exterior

front view exterior

workshop left side

part of the workshop

 

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Address

Harrison & Harrison Ltd
St John's Road, Meadowfield,
Durham, DH7 8YH
Telephone: 0191 378 22 22

office@harrisonorgans.com