Completed projects

Cathedrals & Concert Halls

Ampleforth Abbey
consultant for the long-awaited major overhaul of the instrument, now awaiting funding for a restoration by Nicholson & Co

Auckland, New Zealand, Holy Trinity Cathedral
consultant for new 93-stop 4-manual organ built by Nicholsons, 2015-17

Belfast, St Anne’s Cathedral
assessment of needs

Belfast, Ulster Hall
Repeat survey and an updated Report & Recommendations for the famous Hill/Mander concert organ

Birmingham, St Chad’s Cathedral
supervising the restoration and installation of a small Holdich organ as an orgue de chœur

Birmingham, St Philip’s Cathedral
new 4-manual Nicholson organ (1987) using old and new pipework

Birmingham, St Philip’s Cathedral
advising the cathedral over an overhaul of the Nicholson organ, last rebuilt to my proposals in 1992-3

Bradford Cathedral
phase one of a refurbishment (the console) complete
phase two (revised Positive Organ) recently completed

Carlisle Cathedral
advising on restoration work by David Wells

Chelmsford Cathedral
compiling a report for the Dean and Chapter over modest refurbishment work

Derby Cathedral
concept design executed for a complete rebuild of the cathedral organ

Doncaster Minster
restoration of actions etc of 5-manual Schulze instrument (Andrew Carter)

Down Cathedral, Northern Ireland
developing plans for the refurbishment of the Harrison & Harrison organ

Dundee Cathedral
report and recommendations for restoration

Dunstable Priory
report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the organ

Hull, City Hall
Surveying the organ and producing a Report & Recommendations

Lancaster Town Hall
partial restoration, by Principal Pipe Organs

Leicester Cathedral
restoration by Harrison & Harrison (2003)

Leicester, De Montfort Hall
Lottery-funded historic restoration, by Richard Young

Lincoln Cathedral
minor advice to the Dean and Chapter on the current works being carried out by H&H to the Swell and Pedal departments, during restoration work in the North Transept

Londonderry Guildhall
survey and report carried out for the restoration and console modernisation of the Hill / HNB organ

Manchester Cathedral
design and supervision of new 4-manual organ made by Kenneth Tickell & Co, 2015-17

Nairobi Cathedral, Kenya
supervising the 2021-22 rebuilding of the J.W. Walker organ by Michael Farley

Newcastle, St Mary’s Cathedral
new 3-manual organ built by Kenneth Tickell

Newcastle, Cathedral Church of St Nicholas
advising the Dean and Chapter on a replacement of the existing organ

Newcastle, City Hall
conservation report for Newcastle City Council on the renowned Harrison & Harrison organ

Norwich Cathedral
preparing a report, followed by advice given over five years towards the most appropriate rebuilding scheme

Oxford, Christ Church Cathedral
redesign of Rieger console, new playing aids, etc

Quarr Abbey, Isle of Wight
helping with the project for Andrew Cooper to restore the important Mutin / Cavaillé-Coll to an original condition

Ripon Cathedral
advising the Dean and Chapter over the forthcoming Harrison & Harrison organ restoration

Rochdale Town Hall
consultant for assessing necessary works on the Binns / Walker organ

Rochester Cathedral
new Mander organ, using old and new pipework

Romsey Abbey
report on the historic Walker organ

Rotherham Minster
detailed report for the PCC for the rebuilding of the famous Snetzler/Harrison/Wood organ

Salisbury Cathedral
Advising over refurbishment work to be carried out by Harrison & Harrison during 2019, to include a new Willis pattern Pedal Fifteenth

Selby Abbey
consultant for the restoration of the famous Hill / Hill Norman & Beard organ

Sheffield, St Marie’s R. C. Cathedral
consultant for the restoration of the 1875 Lewis organ

Southwark Cathedral
assessment of water damage to Lewis organ

Southwell Minster (1)
Wood installation of a 3-manual Binns instrument (1992)

Southwell Minster (2)
new Nicholson 4-manual screen organ (1996)

St Asaph Cathedral, Wales
planning major rebuilding of the Hill/Wood organ

Tewkesbury Abbey
the Grove Organ: production of a detailed Conservation Report and Recommendations for the Vicar and PCC

Truro Cathedral
Advising over restoration work to the wind system and the replacement of the Swell engine

Wimborne Minster
comprehensive report written for the refurbishment of this famous Walker organ

Winchester Cathedral
advising on the possible positioning of a nave organ

Wymondham Abbey
writing a report on the condition of the historic James Davis / HNB organ

Schools & Universities

Bradfield College
supervising full restoration by Andrew Cooper of the Compton organ, now under way

Cambridge, Corpus Christi College
developing plans for the refurbishment of the Mander organ

Cambridge, Magdalene College
a report on the suitability of the chapel organ for current and future needs

Canterbury, The King’s School
commissioning proposals for a new organ for the Shirley Hall

Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester
advising on replacement of the fire-ruined Nigel Church organ

Dauntey’s School
consultant for the development and augmentation of the Percy Daniels organ

Glasgow University Chapel
3-manual Willis instrument, rebuilt by Harrison & Harrison

Glasgow University, Bute Hall and Memorial Chapel
plans for major console work to both organs

Glenalmond College
new 2-manual instrument by Harrison & Harrison

Gresham’s School, Holt
planning an organ installation for the rebuilt chapel

Hazelwood Preparatory School
double-case organ by Roger Pulham

Keele University
advising on the restoration and completion of the 1964 Rushworth & Dreaper organ and the construction of the casework to the original designs of George Pace

King Edward’s School, Birmingham
reporting on the condition of this fine Willis III organ

Leicester Grammar School
new Phoenix organ

London, City of London School
new reeds, mixtures and action work by J W Walker

London, St Saviour & St Olave’s School
new two-manual organ by Norwich

Manchester University, Whitworth Hall
consultant for the restoration and rebuilding in 2013-4 by David Wells of the renowned Henry Willis II / J W Walker organ

Marlborough College
new 4-manual instrument by Beckerath

Oxford, Merton College
consultant for the large 3-manual Dobson (USA) organ

Radley College
supervising the manufacture and installation of a large new Nicholson tracker organ in the chapel

Ratcliffe College, Leicestershire
designing a new tonal scheme and supervising the rebuild by Alan Goulding, 2013-14

Repton School
Harrison & Harrison 3-manual restoration (H & H)

Rugby School
supervising the replacement of the key actions in the chapel organ

Shrewsbury School
surveying the organ and compiling a Report & Recommendations

Solihull School
Nicholson rebuild of 3-manual instrument

Stonyhurst College
preparing reports on all the College organs, particularly the renowned Willis

Tonbridge School
Mander rebuild of Binns organ, later destroyed by fire

University of Sussex, Meeting House
refurbishment of Grant, Degens & Bradbeer organ

University of Westminster
supervising the restoration of the John Compton organ in the Fyvie Hall

Worksop College Chapel
major 3-manual rebuild by Carter (2000)


Alberbury, St Michael & All Angels
Surveying the organ and producing a Report & Recommendations

Alderley, St Philip
advising on and supervising refurbishment work by Sixsmith organs

Alton, St Lawrence
advising on refurbishment work

Alveston, St James
reporting on the instrument and then to supervise its rebuilding by Henry Groves & Son

Ambleside, St Mary the Virgin
restoration of water-damaged Hope-Jones by John Lightbown

Ashbourne Parish Church
restoration of Hill Norman & Beard rebuild by Henry Groves & Son (2011)

Aston, St Peter & St Paul
surveying and reporting on 3-manual Banfield / Nicholson organ

Bainton, St Andrew
full restoration of Forster & Andrews organ by Andrew Carter

Bampton, St Mary
supervising the construction of a new Cousans organ based on historic pipework

Barcheston, St Martin
new Henry Groves & Son west end organ built in casework designed by the late Kenneth Tickell

Barry, All Saints’ Parish Church, South Wales
consultant for assessing necessary works following water damage to the organ

Bath, Christ Church
advising over restoration and improvement work

Bathwick, St Mary
writing a conservation report about the fine Father Willis organ

Battersea, St Luke
Harrison & Harrison rebuild of Lewis & Co organ

Beaulieu Abbey church
seeking ways to improve the effectiveness of the Walker organ

Bedford, St Andrew
new Harrison & Harrison organ completed in early 2017

Belfast, St John
major tonal rebuild of the Norman & Beard / Prosser organ

Beverley, St Mary
assessing the development or replacement of the current 4-manual organ

Bierley, St Wilfrid
developing plans for the refurbishment of the HN&B organ

Bishop’s Stortford, St Michael
complete rebuild of organ by Mander Organs

Borrowash Methodist Church
advising on moving and rebuilding of the organ

Bosbury, Holy Trinity
reporting on the Speechly & Ingram instrument, to plan for an historic restoration

Bowdon, St Mary the Virgin
surveying and reporting on 3-manual Jardine / J W Walker organ

Boxmoor Parish Church
new 2-manual instrument by Nicholson

Brampton Parish Church
refurbishment of Jardine / Wilkinson organ (Nicholson)

Bridlington Priory organ
£500,000 scheme by Nicholson (2005/6)

Bristol Polish Church
reporting on fire damage

Broomhill Parish Church
refurbishment by Wood of Huddersfield, summer 2014: planning and supervision

Broughty Ferry Episcopal Church
supervising new console and transmission, by Malcolm Lightbown, 2014

Builth Wells Parish Church
developing plans to refurbish the Conacher organ

Burton Joyce, St Helen’s Church
new organ (Principal Pipe Organs) (2005)

Cambridge, Our Lady & the English Martyrs
Nicholson restoration (2002)

Cambridge, University Church
new 3-manual chancel organ by Kenneth Jones

Cardiff, St German
advising over the refurbishment of the wind system in this famous Hill organ

Cheltenham, All Saints
surveying and reporting on the organ

Chesterton, St Andrew
supervising the complete rebuild of the organ (in 2020) by Henry Groves & Son

Clewer (Windsor), St Stephen & St Agnes
advising on problems with recent work to the organ

Clyffe Pypard Parish Church
surveying and reporting on the historical single manual Ingram organ

Coalville, Christ Church
restoration of Porritt instrument (Groves of Nottingham)

Corbridge, St Andrew
Supervising the rebuilding and enlarging of the Norman & Beard / Lightbown organ by Malcolm Lightbown

Cosby, St Michael and All Angels
planning and supervising the 2014 restoration by Paul Daly

Cound (Staffordshire), St Peter
supervising restorative works by Henry Groves & Son

Cowes, Holy Trinity
assessing proposals for a rebuild by Clevedon Organs

Cranbrook Parish Church
major recasting of Willis/Hill organ by Nicholson

Cranham, St James the Great
Surveying the organ and producing a Report & Recommendations

Darlington, St Cuthbert
long term plan for rebuild of Forster & Andrews/Binns, Fitton & Haley/Bishop organ (Principal)

Devizes, St John
advising on re-introducing a pipe organ to replace a Makin digital instrument

East Auckland, St Helen’s Church
reconstruction with new mechanical action and Great soundboard of two-manual Postill / Nelson organ (Principal Pipe Organs)

East Stratton, All Saints
supervising restoration after severe water penetration

Eccleston, St Mary the Virgin
a programme of work for rebuilding and augmenting the Brindley & Foster organ

Edenbridge Parish Church
two-organ installation by Percy Daniel

Edgbaston, St Augustine
drawing up a report and recommending a scheme for major rebuilding

Eglwysbach Methodist Chapel, North Wales
planning and supervising the 2013-14 David Wood restoration of a historic Thomas Casson organ

Enfield, St Mary Magdalene
Further advice about restoration works

Epperstone Parish Church
new organ by Henry Groves of Nottingham

Falmouth, All Saints
survey the organ and prepare a Report & Recommendations

Glasgow, St Aloysius Catholic Church
report on the condition of the existing organ, which will be replaced by their Van den Heuvel organ recently removed from the Royal Academy of Music

Glastonbury, St John the Baptist
plans for rebuild and enlargement of present organ

Goring-on-Thames, St Thomas
planning and supervising the 2022 rebuilding of the organ

Grasmere, St Oswald
advising on and supervising refurbishment work by Andrew Carter

Grimsby, St Michael
planning and supervising the 2021-22 rebuilding of the 1936 Rushworth & Dreaper instrument

Hanbury, St Mary the Virgin
Surveying the organ and producing a Report & Recommendations

Hartlepool, St Oswald
advise on organbuilders’ proposals for its historic restoration Kendal Parish Church devising a two-organ scheme

Harpenden Methodist Church
advising on restorative works by Henry Groves & Son

Harrogate, St Wilfrid
restoration of Harrison & Harrison with a new case

Hemel Hempstead, St Mary
survey the organ and prepare a Report & Recommendations

Hexham, St Mary’s Catholic Church
advise on the replacement of the present organ with a redundant Wells Kennedy instrument from Belfast

Hillsborough Parish Church, Northern Ireland
developing plans for the refurbishment of the Snetzler / Wells-Kennedy organ

Holywood St Philip & St James (Belfast)
consultant for a major rebuild of the Walker organ

Honley, St Mary
advising on the restoration of a fine 3-manual pneumatic Conacher

Hull, Holy Trinity Church
report on Forster & Andrews/Compton instrument

Humberston, St James (Grimsby)
consultant for restoration of seriously fire-damaged Peter Collins organ

Humberston, St Peter’s Church
new Peter Collins organ (1997)

Hungerford, St Lawrence
drawing up plans for improving or replacing key actions

Hythe, St Leonard’s Church
report developed for restoration work to the 1936 H&H, by Brownes of Canterbury

Ickleford, St Katherine
restoration by Clevedon Organs, with an additional stop, of the 1911 J.W.Walker organ

Ilkeston, St John
advice on a partial pneumatic restoration, grant aided, by Henry Groves & Son

Kidwelly, St Mary
advise on the addition of a Great Trumpet, in memory of David and Hazel Gedge

King’s Bromley Parish Church
restoration of Nicholson & Lord 2-manual instrument by Michael Thompson

King’s Lynn, St Margaret’s Priory
planning and supervising additions to the Snetzler/Wordsworth/Rushworth/Holmes & Swift organ, made during 2013-15 by Holmes & Swift in association with Nicholsons

King’s Sutton, S.Peter & S.Paul
surveying Hill / Noterman organ

Ladybarn, St Chad
supervise partial pneumatic restoration

Leeds, All Souls’, Blackman Lane
report on the famous 3-manual tubular-pneumatic Abbott and Smith organ

Leek, St Edward’s Church
rebuild of 3-manual Jardine instrument by Principal Pipe Organs

Leicester, Bishop Street Methodist Church
supervising the Henry Groves & Son restoration (2017) of the HNB organ and the historic case

Leicester, St Mary de Castro
preparing a report for the complete rebuilding of the organ

Leyland, St James
advising over installing of a new console and electrical transmission

Lichfield, St Chad
advising on refurbishment work

London – Ely Place, Holborn
new organ for St Etheldreda’s RC church (Späth)

Longparish, St Nicholas
planning for a rebuilding by Henry Groves & Son

Loughborough, All Saints’ Parish Church
assessment of the Binns / Willis organ and the church’s future needs

Lound, St John the Baptist
advising on the electrification of the pneumatic action, by W & A Boggis (Rodney Briscoe)

Lower Broughton (Manchester), Church of the Ascension
consultant for a replacement organ in the rebuilt burnt-out church

Maidenhead,St Mary Magdalene
supervising the making and installation of a new organ by Henry Groves & Son for the reordered church

Manchester, Moravian Church
rebuild by John Jackson (2000)

Market Bosworth, St Peter
complete rebuild of Porritt organ now

Marshchapel, Lincolnshire
installation of redundant Forster & Andrews organ (Groves of Nottingham)

Mayfield, St Dunstan’s Parish Church, East Sussex
consultant for improvements to the Walker organ

Melbourne Parish Church, Derbyshire
advising over the provision of a new organ

Melton Mowbray, St Mary
major Henry Groves & Son rebuild and modernisation (2018) of the large Walker organ

Morecambe, St Barnabas
preparing a report for the rebuilding or replacement of the organ

Newcastle-under-Lyme, St Giles
major water damage restoration by Michael Thompson

Newnham (Cambridge) St Mark
planning and supervising complete rebuild by Henry Groves & Son ( 2014)

Nottingham, St Andrew with Castlegate URC
advising on restoration and improvement work

Old Arley, St Augustine
drawing up a report for restoring the 1937 HN&B unit organ

Old Malton, St Mary’s Priory
drawing up plans to improve tuning access and restore the organ

Olton, St Margaret
report on the refurbishment of the Norman & Beard organ

Orford, St Bartholomew
supervising the installation and refurbishment by Cousans Organs of the Peter Collins organ formerly in the Turner Sims Concert Hall at the University of Southampton

Oswestry, St Oswald’s Church
planning and supervising Nicholson 2014 rebuild of the fine Hill instrument

Oxford (Wolvercote), St Peter
signing-off new organ by Robin Jennings, completed early 2017

Oxford, St Stephen’s House
report written for development or replacing of the Nicholson 1-manual organ

Penkridge, St Michael
finalising plans for the restoration of the 3-manual Bishop organ

Peterborough, St John the Baptist
planning and supervising the 2018 restoration and completion of the H&H organ by Pipe Organ Services

Pitchcombe, St John the Baptist
advice on replacing current ‘Positif’ organ with an 1840 James Corps instrument from St Wilfrid’s church, Chichester

Platt Parish Church
2-manual rebuild (Hill, Norman & Beard)

Platt, St Mary
advising on the cleaning and electrical updating of a fine Browne / HNB organ rebuilt to my design in 1983

Potters Bar, St Mary the Virgin
supervising the installation and refurbishment by Henry Groves & Son (2020) of the Lewis/Walker organ from St Alkmund’s church, Derby

Quorn, St Bartholomew’s United Church
rebuild of Taylor 2-manual instrument by Henry Groves & Son (2007)

Ranmoor, St John
advice over restoration work

Ravenstonedale, St Oswald
supervising historic restoration of Harrison & Harrison organ by David Wells, Organ-builders

Repton Parish Church
new Peter Collins organ (1998)

Rishworth, St John
reporting on severe water damage

Rochester, St Margaret’s Church
report to encourage restoration of the organ

advising the literacy charity ‘Grimm & Co’ over the refurbishment of the 1904 Harrison & Harrison in their premises, a former Methodist church

Royton, St Paul (Lancashire)
advice over the restoration of Wadsworth/Harrison & Harrison organ

Royton, St Paul (Lancashire)
overseeing refurbishment by Henry Willis & Sons Ltd of 3-manual Wadsworth / Harrison & Harrison

Rushall, St Matthew
conservation report and recommendations for historic one-manual William Hill organ

Sheffield, Endcliffe
rebuilding of altered Keates organ

Shifnal, St Andrew
supervising the refurbishment by Henry Groves & Son of the historic organ

Sidcup, St John
drawing up a report for restoring the Willis / Browne organ

Solihull, St Alphege
advice over minor improvement to the HN&B / Nicholson

Southsea, St Luke
writing a report on this important 1867 Hunter organ

Spilsby, St James
conservation report written on the famous Hill organ

Spridlington Parish Church
restoration of Nicholson of Lincoln 2-manual instrument (Andrew Carter)

St Albans, Marlborough Road Methodist Church
producing report and recommendations for restoration and improvement of the HNB organ

Stafford, St Mary
contracted as consultant for a restoration of the famous Harrison & Harrison organ, whenever that takes place

Stanningley, St Thomas’s Church
restoration of 1906 Binns instrument

Steep, All Saints
advising on the Andrew Cooper refurbishment of the organ, starting in late 2019

Stirling, Church of the Holy Rude
contracted to report on necessary works to this famous 4-manual Rushworth & Dreaper; the largest organ in Scotland

Stirling, Holy Trinity
report for the rebuilding of the 3-manual organ

Stoke on Trent, Holy Trinity (Hartshill)
reporting on major water damage and supervising Henry Groves 2016 restoration

Stourbridge, St Thomas
Consultant for the rebuilding of the G P England / Nicholson & Lord organ

Sudden (Rochdale), St Aidan
producing a report and recommendations for restoration and improvement of the large Willis organ

Sunderland, Holy Trinity
producing a conservation report on the significant Nelson organ, at the request of the Churches Conservation Trust

Tenbury, St Michael’s College
Consultant for the next stage of restoration of the Father Willis organ

Thorpe Malsor Parish Church
restoration of unique 3-manual Casson instrument by Wood of Huddersfield

Tonbridge Parish Church
3-manual rebuild (Kenneth James)

Tudeley Parish Church
Roger Pulham instrument inspired by Father Smith

Turvey, All Saints
preparing a report and recommendations for the historic restoration of the Hill & Son organ

Uppingham, St Peter & St Paul
reporting on possible improvements to the Harrison & Harrison / Collins organ

Wakefield, Westgate Chapel
restoration of historic 1847 Booth organ (Wood)

Walkley, St Mary
reporting on the Brindley & Foster organ and devising a plan for the future

Walsall, St Gabriel
advising on the design of a hybrid organ

Waltham, All Saints
rebuild of Brindley & Foster organ by Henry Groves & Son (2012)

Wargrave, St Mary
advising on digital additions by Renatus Ltd

Wellington, All Saints
advising on refurbishment work

Wells-next-the-sea, St Nicholas
advising on the restoration of the 1888 Forster & Andrews organ

West Penwith (Cornwall), St Peter’s Church
advice on replacing current organ with a redundant Compton instrument

Weston (Bath), All Saints
conservation report on historic Sweetland organ

Whitehaven, St James
restoration by Mander Organs of historic Norman & Beard following severe water damage

Wiltshire Music Centre
plans for a new recital hall organ on hold

Winterton, All Saints
full restoration by Henry Groves & Son (2016)

Withington, St Paul (Manchester)
recommendations for replacement of current organ

Wold Newton, All Saints
advising on an historic restoration by Aistrup & Hind

Wolverhampton, St Peter’s Collegiate Church
supervising complete rebuild of Willis organ (2018-2019) by Michael Farley

Woodcote, St Mark
advising on necessary work to the 1915 Walker organ

Wootton (Oxon), St Peter
report on existing organ with a view to replacing it with an instrument more appropriate for the church’s needs

Worthing, St Andrew
a report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the organ

York, Central Methodist Church
advice on pedal organ restoration, to complete the large refurbishment carried out by Principal Pipe Organs