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Paul Hale

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organ consultant · organ recitalist

Current 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
Christchurch, New Zealand, Christ Church Cathedral
advising on an organ for the rebuilt cathedral, following the 2011 earthquakes
Derby Cathedral
concept design executed for a complete rebuild of the cathedral organ
Gloucester Cathedral
advising on a reconstruction of the cathedral organ
Nairobi, All Saints' Cathedral, Kenya
Supervising Michael Farley 2021 rebuild of 1954 J W Walker
Newcastle, Cathedral Church of St Nicholas
Advising the Dean and Chapter on a replacement of the existing organ
St Asaph Cathedral, Wales
planning major rebuilding of the Hill/Wood organ
Winchester Cathedral
advising on the possible positioning of a nave organ

schools and universities

Benenden School
consultant for a new organ in the New Music Hall
Glasgow University, Bute Hall and Memorial Chapel
plans for major console work to both organs
Homerton College, Cambridge
advising about the feasibility of installing an organ in the Great Hall
Radley College
supervising the manufacture and installation of a large new Nicholson tracker organ in the chapel
University of Westminster
producing a conservation report on the significant John Compton organ in the Fyvie Hall


Attleborough, St Mary
advising on refurbishment work
Beeston Methodist Church
advising on refurbishment work
Cheltentham, All Saints
advising on and supervising refurbishment work by Nicholson & Co Ltd
Chesterton, St Andrew
supervising the complete rebuild of the organ (in 2020) by Henry Groves & Son
Corbridge, St Andrew
consultant for rebuilding by John Lightbown & Son
Devizes, St John
advising on re-introducing a pipe organ to replace a Makin digital instrument
Goring-on-Thames, St Thomas
preparing a report and recommendations for the restoration and improvement of the organ
Grasmere, St Oswold
advising on and supervising refurbishment work by Andrew Carter
Great Yarmouth, St Nicholas
reporting on the famous Hill / Compton with a view to its restoration
Grimsby, St Michael
advising over restoration of 1936 Rushworth & Dreaper instrument
Harpenden Methodist Church
advising on restorative works by Henry Groves & Son
Hartlepool, St Oswald
advise on organbuilders’ proposals for its historic restoration
Kendal Parish Church
devising a two-organ scheme
Lichfield, St Chad
advising on refurbishment work
Longparish, St Nicholas
supervising restorative works by Henry Groves & Son
Lower Broughton (Manchester), Church of the Ascension
consultant for a replacement organ in the rebuilt burnt-out church
Market Harborough, St Dionysius
consultant for the Henry Groves enlargement and rebuilding of the Nicholson organ
Moseley (Birmingham), St Mary
drawing up a report and recommending a scheme for a complete restoration of the historic Henry Jones organ
Nottingham, St Andrew with Castlegate URC
advising on restoration an improvement work
Olton, St Margaret
report on the refurbishment of the Norman & Beard organ
Oxford, St Barnabas
advising on a replacement organ
Penkridge, St Michael
finalising plans for the restoration of the 3-manual Bishop organ
Platt, St Mary
advising on the cleaning and electrical updating of a fine Browne / HNB organ rebuilt to my design in 1983
Ranmoor, St John
advice over restoration work
Ravenstonedale, St Oswald
report and recommendations for the historic restoration of the Harrison & Harrison organ
Rochester, St Margaret's Church
report to encourage restoration of the organ
Shifnal, St Andrew
supervising the refurbishment by Henry Groves & Son of the historic organ
Stirling, Church of the Holy Rude
contracted to report on necessary works to this famous 4-manual Rushworth & Dreaper; the largest organ in Scotland
Turvey, All Saints
preparing a report and recommendations for the historic restoration of the Hill & Son organ
Wargrave, St Mary
advising on digital additions by Renatus Ltd
West Dereham, St Andrew
advise on installation of Taylor organ