December 2000

(A) Lighting fixtures and Skylight Completion

(97) Cleaning the hundreds of pieces of glass in the original light fixtures
(98) Mounting the glass fixtures on the chandeliers
(99) A completed skylight at the top of the arched ceiling   (100) The Royal Alexandra Hall with most parts mounted and awaiting installation of the cove moulding and final varnishing of the ceiling beamwork.

(B) Fireplace Restoration Begins
(101) Parts of the fireplace being stripped of paint exposing the original varnished oak   (102) One of the long front columns being stripped
(103) A detail of the bottom of one of the columns being stripped    

To some photos showing the general state of the project at the end of 2000.

To January 2001