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Grand Temple, Freemasons Hall, London

Grand Temple, Freemasons’ Hall, London

Grand Temple, Freemasons’ Hall, London

Henry Willis & Sons 1933.
Full restoration of the mechanism, and the addition of a further division.  (3 manual, 50 stops)

The main organ was dismantled in January 2013.  There has been a full restoration of the mechanism and a new division created called the Grand Organ which has been installed above the organ console.  Completed April 2015 (Click HERE to see the new specification)

See below for a series of images showing the progression of the work from start to completion.

Design

Pre-work

Console

An new division has been added and a new jamb layout.

Pre-work

March & April 2014

May 2014

June & July 2014

14th October 2014

21st October 2014

28th October 2014

3rd - 18th November 2014

25th November 2014

1st December 2014

December 2014

Soundboard, Actions & Chests

New slider chests of traditional construction have been installed.

New off-note chests of similar construction to the main soundboards provided for the front pipes that are speaking.
New three stage electro-pneumatic actions with chest magnet primaries for soundboards and chests.

Pre-work

March & April 2014

April 2014

May & June 2014

July, August & September 2014

14th October 2014

November 2014

Pipework

New front pipes have been made.  All pipework is made of spotted metal with large basses of zinc.

Pre-work

April 2014

May - Sept 2014

01 October - 18th November 2014

25th November 2014

December 2014

19th January 2015

26th January 2015

26th January 2015

March 2015

Wind System

Two new single rise reservoirs and blowers have been manufactured and installed in the room below the console.  Wind trunking is made of either wood or zinc.

Pre-work

March - Apr 2014

May - June 2014

July - August 2014

September 2014

October 2014

1st - 18th November 2014

25th November 2014

October 2014

November 2014

1st December 2014

December 2014

February 2015

March 2015

April 2015

”Completed”

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St John's Road, Meadowfield,
Durham, DH7 8YH
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