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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
Londonderry Guildhall
survey and report carried out for the restoration and console modernisation of the Hill / HNB organ
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
Wymondham Abbey
writing a report on the condition of the historic James Davis / HNB 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
Radley College
supervising the manufacture and installation of a large new Nicholson tracker organ in the chapel
Shrewsbury School
surveying the organ and compiling a Report & Recommendations
University of Westminster
producing a conservation report on the significant John Compton organ in the Fyvie Hall


Alton, St Lawrence
advising on refurbishment work
Attleborough, St Mary
advising on refurbishment work
Bampton, St Mary
supervising the construction of a new Cousans organ based on historic pipework
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
Lichfield, St Chad
advising on refurbishment work
Longparish, St Nicholas
supervising restorative works by Henry Groves & Son
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
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
Old Arley, St Augustine
drawing up a report for restoring the 1937 HN&B unit organ
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
Wold Newton, All Saints
advising on an historic restoration by Aistrup & Hind
Woodcote, St Mark
advising on necessary work to the 1915 Walker organ