Poland help with the restoration of the Holy Trinity Cathedral Liepāja
work of the church started in early summer 2018 with the installation of
scaffolding construction around the tower and part of the southern façade of
the cathedral. Then restorers could start their work and identify damages and
find best solutions to fix them.
One of the
companies involved in the renovation of the cathedral is the company
"Bartłomiej Kubiak Konserwacja Zabytków" from Poland, which mainly
deals with the restoration of stone parts and plaster. Thanks to their work, the facade of the
cathedral will regain its former beauty. The company acts as a subcontractor of
the project general contractor SIA "UPTK".
The company "Bartłomiej Kubiak Konserwacja Zabytków" already has a
lot of experience working in Latvia. The Museum of Art "Rīgas Birža"
has been restored with their help, they worked in the Residence of the
President in the Riga Castle. In 2017 the company worked at the restoration of
the historical facade of the Liepaja Music School.
2008 long-horn beetles were eliminated from the church interior and organ.
projects have been worked out and the work on the roof renovation and cathedral
foundation reinforcement has been implemented
2012 - 2014. The project has been financed by donations of natural and juridical persons from Latvia,
Germany and the United States of America and partly from the European Regional
Development Fund (total investment of EUR 615,939).
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| BEFORE roof renovation, 2007|| AFTER roof renovation, 2014|
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|Cathedral foundation reinforcement, 2013 ||AFTER
foundation reinforcement, 2014 |
for gradual organ renovation was raised from national and municipal
procurements and donations in Latvia and abroad year by year. Step by step
regluing of bellows was performed, the electromotor was replaced, the console
and Berker lever were renovated and work on the organ mechanics arrangement has
been started. However, to complete the
organ restoration, two more millions euro are necessary.
2016 the technical project of the cathedral façade and tower renovation, as
well as the renovation of windows and stone parts was developed.
a project “Renovation of the façade of tower and building, renovation of
windows, doors and stone parts” has started. Total duration of the project is
2018-2020, total costs EUR 1,300,000 with one million co-financing from ERDF.
The rest of money will make contributions from local and international
entrepreneurs and natural persons. So far a
little bit more than 120 thousand EUR are needed.
You can support this project by making a donation!
Your donations will help to restore FAÇADE
DOORS AND WINDOWS
RAINWATER DRAINAGE SYSTEM