Chichester Cathedral launches urgent roof appeal

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02 March 2018

CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL

Chichester Cathedral’s “High Roof Restoration Appeal” is attempting to raise £5.8 million for the urgent repair, restoration, and recovering of the Cathedral’s roof. It is an extremely rare example of a 13th-century medieval roof structure, with timbers dating to the reign of Edward I. The fundraising appeal was launched by Dame Patricia Routledge last month, and is needed to replace the copper high roof with lead and to make the roof watertight

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