No, they’re not falling of their own accord, but being carefully lowered courtesy of the special reinforced scaffolding recently erected. This is a major milestone – once all the bells are safely out of the tower, full fire investigation and … Continued
Information on the much anticipated return of the Charnwood Trio and a Fun Wine Tasting Evening— both in aid of the rebuilding — has been added to the Fundraising page.
To paraphrase one of our better known Prime Ministers, this isn’t the beginning of the end but it may well be the end of the beginning. It feels as though getting to this point has taken a very long time, … Continued
Our fundraising page has been updated with information on our Ropley Church Appeal Walk to be held on Sunday 21st September. Jointly organised by The Ropley Society and the Friends of St Peter’s it offers a choice of routes and … Continued
A new gallery showing very detailed images of the bell has been added. These were taken from the scaffolding and also show the clock mechanism and the interior of the church from above. They’re in the “Post Fire / Rebuild” … Continued
We’ve reached a major milestone – the scaffolding is up around the tower. This will be used to allow the provision of supports so the heavy bells can be lowered safely. Still a very long way to go, but we … Continued
During the rebuild of St Peter’s, photos will be taken at key intervals and made available on a dedicated album page: https://raisestpeters.uk/images/galleries-post-fire-rebuild/ A sequence of photos was taken today (02 August 2014) by Andy Bonner during preparations for the erection … Continued
A “Frequently Asked Questions” page, agreed with the Diocese, has been added to provide answers to common questions about the situation.
Small in quantity but more than making up for it as poignant reminders of what we’ve lost – exquisite images of the carved angels (holding a shield with the crossed keys of St Peter) have been added to the image … Continued
If you have been past the church recently you will probably have noticed that not a lot has changed since the security fence was erected and the rear wall cleared. This is largely due to the time that it takes … Continued