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Notice of Faculty Petition for restoration of the high altar reredos and chancel rood screen

Full details of the application and all supporting documentation can be viewed on the Church of England online faculty system here: https://facultyonline.churchofengland.org/FAS/ApplicationPublicNotice.aspx?Id=69598 
Ref: 2022-069598                                  Church: Wandsworth: St Paul, Wimbledon Park 
                              Diocese: Southwark                              Archdeaconry: Wandsworth 
Form 4A 
(Rule 6.2) 
Public Notice 
(general form) 
In the Consistory Court of the Diocese of Southwark 
In the parish of St. Paul, Wimbledon Park, Wandsworth 
Church of Wandsworth: St Paul, Wimbledon Park 
NOTICE IS GIVEN that we are applying to the Consistory Court of the diocese for permission to carry  
out the following: 
Conservation and Restoration of the coloured and gilded C. E. Kempe high altar reredos, installed in 1907, to which Martin Travers added decoration in 1938, and the 1896 chancel rood screen, to which decoration was added by Ralph Covell in 1957. Additional selective gilding to the rood, which has not previously been coloured or gilded. The work would start with careful conservation cleaning and making  repairs to any damage to the brattishing etc, and preservation of original decorative work. For the reredos,  proposed cleaning and conservation of the faces and scrolls, reinstate (where missing) collars and border  patterns, and restore where necessary the gilding. Reinstate the original 1907 Kempe shades of red and blue in place of the (duller) Travers shades. The screen will also start with conservation cleaning, polishing the woodwork and then restoring the current decorative scheme but, to match the proposed work  on the reredos, to use the Kempe red and blue palette. For both reredos and screen, works will be completed by polishing all the woodwork with micro crystalline wax. 
All as described in the following documents: 
(A) Statement of Significance (February 2022); 
(B) Statement of Need (February 2022); 
(C) Architect's proposals for reredos (December 2021); 
(D) Architect's proposals for Chancel Screen and Rood Cross (December 2021); 
(E) Steve Bellion analysis and proposals (September 2021); 
(F) Steve Bellion report on investigation (October 2021); 
(G) Faculty application response to CBC consultation comments (March 2022); 
(H) Faculty application response to CBC consultation comments (March 2022) - appendix - project team's  qualifications; 
(I) Faculty application response to CBC consultation comments (March 2022) - appendix - extract from  
English Heritage / Historic England 'Conservation Principles'; 
(J) Faculty application response to CBC consultation comments (March 2022) - appendix - brochure from  Stephen Bellion Church Art. 
Copies of the relevant plans and documents may be examined at 
SW19 6ED 
or online on the Church of England faculty system here
(If changes to a church are proposed, a copy of the petition and of any designs, plans, photographs and  
other documents that were submitted with it must be displayed in the church or at another place where  
they may be conveniently inspected by the public and if the petition is submitted through an online system, those documents must also be publicly available for inspection online.) 
Date 12/05/2022 
If you wish to object to any of the works or proposals you should send a letter or email stating the  grounds of your objection to The Diocesan Registrar at 
Minerva House 
5 Montague Close 
SE1 9BB 
so that your letter reaches the registrar not later than 11/06/2022. A letter of objection must include  your name and address and state whether you live in the parish and/or your name is entered on the  church electoral roll of the parish or any other basis on which you have an interest in the matter.     
Directions to petitioner 
You must display this public notice (or a copy of it) for a continuous period of not less than 28 days, not counting the day on which it was put up or the day on which it is taken down, (or for such other period as  the Court may direct and subject to any special directions of the registrar) in each of the following places: 
1.on a notice board or in some other prominent position inside the church; and 
2.on a notice board outside the church or in some other prominent position (whether on the outside  
of the church door or elsewhere) so that it can be read by the public.