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Keeping warm before central heating

Wander around the inside of many older buildings – including private homes – and a common feature is a fireplace. The same can be found in the Bridge Chamber. Before …

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Hiding modern features in historic opening

As everyone knows, electricity wasn’t a thing that was wired into buildings in medieval times. This means it’s a relatively new addition to our Bridge Chapel. During the internal refurbishment …

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Getting a handle on small details

It’s all very well drawing up plans for a major internal refurbishment but if you overlook the small details the outcome can be disappointing. With this in mind, a considerable …

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Bringing new life to historic beams

The beams in our medieval Bridge Chapel are being refurbished by SJM French Polishers, an Orpington company with a Royal Warrant. French polishing is a wood finishing technique that’s possibly …

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Cones, signs and trollies retrieved from river

An important step in the follow-up work for the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project has now been completed, with a deep clean of the River Medway’s foreshore. Barriers, street signs and …

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Beavers benefit from bridge building grant

A children’s community group is rising to the challenge of building bridges thanks to an education grant from an ancient charity. The Beavers and Cubs at 11th Gravesend (St Mary’s) …

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