Chichester Cathedral Restoration and Development Trust has just been awarded £160,000 from the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund.
Grants from the fund, announced at Budget 2016, allow cathedrals to undertake urgent repair work. The Trust successfully applied for partnership funding towards the cost of essential conservation and restoration to the Cathedral’s western Cloister.
The Cathedral team were delighted to receive news of the award - particularly this week as they are hosting the Southern Cathedrals Festival (21-23 July) where over eighty choristers from Chichester, Salisbury and Winchester Cathedrals are singing together.
Chichester Cathedral’s 15th century Cloisters are non-monastic and consist of three covered passageways to the south side of the Cathedral. The eastern and western arm ...