St. George's Hall

During the refurbishment of this magnificent neo-classical building, The CEL Group took the original lead to its factory and recast it to meet modern construction guidelines.
With lead sheets weighing upto 250kg in code 12 certainly was something new to CEL

Project Overview

Client: Liverpool City Council

Location: St. George's Hall, Liverpool

Architect: Purcell Miller Tritton

Contractor: Mowlem

Value: £1 Million

Programme: 18 Month

Materials: 300 tons of sandcast lead up to 5.5mm thick and 5 metres long

St. George's Hall, Liverpool

St. George's Hall, Liverpool

Designed by Harvey Lonsdale Elmes, the building is said to be one of Europe's finest neo-classical buildings.

During the £23 million refurbishment, 300 tons of sandcast lead sheet was specially recast from the building' s existing lead. The original lead was taken to our works and recast into new sandcast lead sheets at the improved thickness required by project architects Purcell Miller Tritton. To adhere to modern construction guidelines, lead sheets of up to 5.5mm thick and 5 metres long were produced.