The Friends' projects

The list below shows examples of some of the special projects financed by the Friends: many other smaller projects have also been undertaken.

PROJECT YEAR COST £
Disabled access to crypt and quire 2012–2014 300,000
Pulpit Repairs 2013 3,880
Educational leaflets 2013 1,000
Tudor Gate restoration 2013 15,342
Vergers’ yard gate 2012 4,910
Flower Guild aprons 2012 204
Clock refurbishment 2011 13,168
New Chairs for Nave 2010 70,000
Restoration of Sextry Gate 2009 13,681
Digital Survey of Cathedral 2009 35,000
Cherry Picker 2007 12,000
Overhauling guttering and downpipes, renovating the clerestory windows and enhancing the high-level health and safety requirements 2006 41,000
Restoration of the Pulpitum Screen 2006 6,500
Restoration of the Mediaeval tiles in the North Quire Transept 2006 4,500
Creation of Servery in the Crypt 2003–04 28,000
Restoration of the Coade Stone figures on the Henniker Memorial 2003 7,000
Cleaning of the North Quire Aisle 2002 32,252
Fire Alarm System 2001 39,294
Garth House Meeting Room 2000 17,299
Electrical Work 1999 18,908
Audio System 1998 64,300
Lighting to Ithamar Chapel 1996 8,026
Modernisation of Nave Lighting 1994 64,500
Improvements to Quire Lighting 1993–94 85,000
Provision of Quire Chairs 1992–93 19,500
Installation of Internal Toilets 1990 40,000
Amplification System 1988–90 25,000
New Gas Central Heating 1986–91 126,000
Renovation of the West Door 1985 3,000
Repair to North Wall and Nave 1983 12,000
Cleaning of the Exterior 1977–78 11,000
Decoration of the  Nave Transepts 1972-74 15,000
Restoration of the North Front 1967–69 5,700
Cleaning and Redecoration of the Nave 1964 3,000
Restoration of the Cloisters 1937–62 4,000