The Parish of St. Helen Auckland Restoration Campaign

Completed August 2001

Patron: The Lord Eden of Winton
Vicar: The Revd.Fr, Robert McTeer

A major and urgent renovation costing 170,000 was needed to replace the floor of the church which was hazardous and collapsing due to dampness.

The Main Areas of Work were:

Renewal of the whole church floor.
Installation of a damp course.
Renewal of the pipework of the central heating system under the new floor.
Replacement of built in pews with high quality, free standing oak pews to make room for drama, concerts and exhibitions.
Removal of Santex external paint on the internal walls and reversion to limewash.
Re-point of external masonry.
Restoration of Rood Screen.
Improvement of disabled access and installation of a loop system for the hard of hearing.

   Parish Mass Times

Sunday 10.00am
Monday 7.00pm
Tuesday 9.30am
Wednesday 10.00am
Thursday 9.30am
Saturday 9.30am

Visiting worshippers are always welcome at any of the above services

The church is also open on Saturday mornings until 11:30 and Saturday afternoons 1-4 (Easter to the end of October)

PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE RESTORATION

PLEASE CLICK ON EACH THUMBNAIL TO SEE A LARGER IMAGE

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