• Short Summary

    WORK IS PROGRESSING ON THE CLEANING OF ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL IN LONDON.THE CONTRACTORS HOPED TO?

  • Description

    WORK IS PROGRESSING ON THE CLEANING OF ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL IN LONDON.THE CONTRACTORS HOPED TO HAVE THE WORK COMPLETED BY THE SUMMER, BUT THE SEVERE WINTER DELAYED THE WORKMEN AND SCAFFOLDING IS STILL IN POSITION ON THE WEST FRONT.

    IN OCTOBER 1962 THE DEAN AND CHAPTER OF THE CATHEDRAL RECEIVED TWO GIFTS, GBP10,000 IN ALL, TO FINANCE THE CLEANING OF THE WEST FRONT.WHEN THE WORK IS COMPLETED - EXPECTED IN THE AUTUMN - IT IS HOPED TO RAISE AN APPEAL TO CLEAN THE REST OF THE CHURCH.

    THE CLEANING OPERATION IS VERY SIMPLE.ONLY COLD WATER AND A STIFF BRUSH USED TO LIFT THE GRIME ACCUMULATED OVER 250 YEARS.IN SOME PLACES THE GRIME IS AN INCH THICK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5ZEFGEFQ78K8AZC4HJRXE7O9P
    Media URN:
    VLVA5ZEFGEFQ78K8AZC4HJRXE7O9P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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