Gasworks News

View of gasworks roof from the inside

November Update From The Gasworks

NOVEMBER 2022 What a busy month! Despite the rain we have made great progress this month.The Retort room internal scaffolding was removed which uncovered the newly finished and very impressive roof space.The inside walls have...
Image of the retort house roof from the inside

The Retort House Roof

The Retort house roof is of significant architectural importance. Not only because of its age and construction but also as we believe it to be one of the only remaining ones in the county. When...
image of the front of the gasworks building. A red brick building with a blue diaper pattern inlayed.

October Update From The Gasworks

It has been a busy October here at The Gasworks. Here is our monthly update to keep you up to date with what’s going on and what’s coming up. Restoration Update At the time of...
the underside of a historic roof being lime torched.

Lime Torching The Gasworks Roof

With the help of heritage roofer Richard Jordan, the local community had the opportunity to learn the method of Lime Torching. They also were able to mix and apply the mortar direct to the Gasworks...