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Chorley Methodist Church

The brief for Chorley Methodist Church required a glazed, welcoming entrance that provided level access into the church. Internal alterations and a platform lift provide level access throughout the building.

The fabric of the existing building was improved to reduce heat loss and the existing cupola was rebuilt to provide natural ventilation. A new, energy efficient, heating system replaced the antiquated cast iron system.

Whilst retaining the existing organ and balcony were retained the pews were removed and the ground floor levelled as part of an accessibility exercise. Fire escape routes were improved to bring them up to current standards.

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Smithers Purslow joins Gateley

We are delighted to announce that on 19 April 2022 Smithers Purslow was acquired by legal and professional services group, Gateley. Going forward the business will trade under the new name of Gateley Smithers Purslow. We share the same client first ethos and commitment to service excellence as Gateley and the shareholders and directors are…