Insall Architect Leading IHBC Site Visit to ‘Bombed Out Church’, Liverpool
January 8, 2016
The Church of St Luke, constructed in 1811, was gutted during the Liverpool Blitz in 1941 due to an incendiary bomb. The building was earmarked for demolition in the 1950s but became regarded as a war memorial; more recently the building has been used a community arts venue managed by volunteers. A repair project has been jointly funded by Historic England and Liverpool City Council to carry out emergency repairs to high level masonry which was becoming a danger to users of the building.
Attendees will be taken on a brief tour of the site to see the work in progress from the vantage point provided by the access scaffold. Donald Insall Associates, Historic England and Liverpool City Council Conservation will be on hand to explain the works and answer and questions. Following the tour there will be an opportunity for refreshments at the recently reopened Blind School.
Site Visit to St Luke’s Church, Berry St, Liverpool (the ‘bombed out church’) will take place between 2:30 – 3:30pm on Thursday 14th Jan. Numbers are strictly limited and prior sign-up is mandatory.
Please register your attendance with Dorian.Proudfoot@insall-architects.co.uk.