Grade II Listed Church has Legacy Make-over

Bakers of Danbury Ltd are specialist refurbishment contractors for historic and listed buildings. Known for their reputation in providing high quality craftsmanship through their experienced team of stonemasons, carpenters, joiners and other tradesmen, it made them the ideal main contractor for the recent refurbishment of the United Reform Church, Walken, Stevenage.

The building was originally used as a church in 1810 and is a Grade II listed building. It was in a state of disrepair and a major refurbishment was required to its external envelope, including a new roof, rainwater system, brickwork and plastering.

Upon meeting with the Bakers of Danbury’s Surveyor on site, ARP’s account manager Martyn Reed, suggested Legacy Cast Half Round Aluminium Gutter and Colonnade Cast Eared Rainwater Pipe in a black polyester powder coated finish.

Legacy is ARP’s cast aluminium range manufactured to replicate traditional cast iron profiles and was chosen as the ideal solution. Aluminium’s properties, including its strength, durability and minimal maintenance enhanced the sustainability of the refurbished Grade II listed church, whilst ensuring the property keeps its traditional appearance.

Martyn provided a full catalogue of the products required for the rainwater system, and was on-hand through the progress of the refurbishment to ensure the installation was a success.

ARP are a leading UK manufacturer of Aluminium and Cast Iron rainwater products. We also provide bespoke aluminium pressings for Fascias, soffits, copings, cappings and other structural architectural elements. We have over 30 years’ experience and a highly skilled team of technical experts who are available to work with you to complete your project.

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