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Sunday, 24th April 2005
Working during their holidays, two students from the Coutaulds Institute, have cleaned the altar screen in St Margaret's.
Saturday, 14th April 2007
Four conservation students, working at the Abbey during their Easter holidays, were thoroughly cleaning the tomb and grille of Henry VII and made some surprising discoveries.
Saturday, 19th May 2007
Abbey conservators are examining the best way of cleaning the remains of the stonework of the 12th century Chapel of St. Catherine.
Thursday, 26th July 2007
Joseph Nightingale in St Michael’s Chapel has been reunited with one of his missing fingers.
Friday, 14th September 2007
The conservators have discovered a discarded fragment of stonework in the Chapel of St John the Baptist.
Saturday, 5th January 2008
Conservation work to has begun stabilise the fragile structure of the 14th century Sedilia, one of Westminster Abbey’s greatest treasures, begins on Tuesday 8th January.
Tuesday, 6th May 2008
Centuries of dirt and grime will be painstakingly removed from one of the most significant works of medieval craftsmanship in Westminster Abbey, the 13th century ‘Cosmati’ pavement, in a major new conservation project.
Monday, 12th January 2009
An ambitious project to repair and conserve Westminster Abbeys Chapter House, the birthplace of Parliament, has begun.
Friday, 16th April 2010
Westminster Abbey has commissioned conservation work on the Coronation Chair in which nearly every British monarch has been crowned since 1308. Work will be carried out in a specially-built enclosure in St George's Chapel in the Abbey which means that visitors to the Abbey will be able to see the work taking place.
Friday, 26th February 2016
Westminster Abbey has opened a new conservation studio in the cloisters, offering visitors the opportunity to watch as objects are prepared for display in The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries.