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By Web Admin on 06 August 2012 13:21
St Robert's of Newminster is undergoing extensive restoration following a devastating fire which broke out in the Sacristy. The fire damage affected the church itself and as a consequence they sought the Interior Design skills of LSA. They required advice and suggestions on colour palette and an artist's impression to illustrate the potential new decor. 

Jennifer and Josie Lewis in the design team created three colour schemes, which would be appropriate for a Church of this size and historic importance. The colours and religious connotations were researched in depth. After the initial phase of research and consultation they created a number of visuals by combining hand rendered sketches with computer aided design. This technique resulted in an accurate but atmospheric style, which would enable Parishioners to generate an idea of how the Church might look when finished. 

Following a presentation and a few minor alterations, the colour scheme was then taken to the Historic Churches Committee for their...
By Web Admin on 14 June 2012 00:00
LSA has been appointed by the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle to project manage the remedial repairs of St Roberts of Newminster in Morpeth following a fire which broke out... during Sunday mass. Everyone safely exited the church before the local fire brigade brought the blaze quickly under control.

The Church is a listed building with some unique artwork and hence will require careful remediation. Specialist assessors have been appointed to assess the damage to; stain glass windows, embroidered vestments, artwork and decoration and the church organ.

LSA have managed a number re instatement projects following such catastrophes including the reinstatement of Wordsworth's House in 2009.



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