Bradford on Avon, Holy Trinity

Bradford on Avon, Holy Trinity Church

 Bradford on Avon, Holy Trinity

To overhaul the entire organ and renew the mechanism to first-class standards.  The instrument will also be re-sited and the console made mobile.

 

 

Soundboard, Actions and chests

The Swell, Great and Choir wind chests will all be replaced with new slider soundboards and electro-pneumatic actions. The individual chests for Pedal stops and off-notes will be overhauled.

Apr/May 2017

Jan/Feb 2017

6th -13th Dec 2016

Pre-work

Wind System

All of the bellows will be re-leathered, along with the original tremulants.  The wind trunking will be re-bedded.  Re-leather single-rise bellows.

Apr 2017

Jan/Feb 2017

6th Dec 2016

Pre-work

 

Pipework

All the pipes will be cleaned, the reed stops brought to the workshop for our Voicer’s attention.  We will fit tuning slides on Flue pipes where they are missing, in order to protect the pipes from future damage.

Changes to the Pedal “Octave Flute” 4ft.  After the work is completed we will regulate all of the pipework in order to reinstate the speech and balance of 1926.

Apr 2017

Feb 2017

Aug 2016

Pre-work

Console

Console is to be refurbished and new adjustable bench manufactured.  New mobile console platform to be made.

May 2017

Mar/Apr 2017

Jan/Feb 2017

Pre-work

Electrical system

New electrical system installed for compatibility with the new electro-pneumatic actions. New low-voltage cabling will be provided throughout the organ.

Pre-work

Miscellaneous

The organ and case will be cleaned.  In order to ensure safe maintenance, new ladders and a safety rail will be provided for safe access to the upper level.  Details of the organ’s layout will be adjusted where necessary to accommodate any changes, but the principles of the original layout will be maintained.

The Swell shutters will be overhauled; a new shutter front will be built for the Choir Organ, to improve the output.  All parts of the mechanism will be regulated, leaving the instrument in first-class working order.

May 2017

Apr 2017

Mar 2017

Feb 2017

Dismantling the organ

‘Message from the Chairman’

Note to customers:

VAT on organ maintenance and tuning might be reclaimable under the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme. It is understood that relevant invoices must be submitted within one year, to a combined minimum value of £500 excluding VAT. Further details can be obtained from Topmark (LPOW): www.lpwscheme.org.uk dcms@topmarkadjusters.co.uk
0845 013 6601

Address

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

office@harrisonorgans.com