Gothic-Style Church Gets Stylish Revamp with Guttercrest Guttering

Church featuring black aluminium guttering from Guttercrest.

A gothic-style Church built in 1881 has been updated with aluminium guttering and downpipes from Guttercrest.

The church, which cost a grand total of £5,150 to build in 1881, is located in Widnes on a one-acre plot. Constructed in a traditional gothic style, the impressive building is oriented east to west with octagonal vestry, a nave and two side aisles, a chancel and an apse-shaped east end.

Aluminium moulded ogee guttering from Guttercrest.

Over 150 metres of Guttercrest’s aluminium moulded ogee gutter has now replaced the tired-looking original cast iron guttering surrounding the church roof. The traditional-looking moulded ogee shape is inspired by 19th Century cast iron gutters – but offers the benefits of aluminium -including being lightweight, easy to install and maintain and long-lasting.

The new guttering was paired with over 42 metres of RW2T traditional aluminium downpipes (75mm) polyester powder-coated in heritage black.

RW2T traditional aluminium downpipe.

Guttercrest account manager Glen Beech, who lives in Widnes, said: “The building services company that approached me was looking for something really authentic to do the building justice. At the same time, it was important to them that the products were going to be lightweight, durable and resistant to weathering. Our aluminium moulded ogee guttering, combined with traditional downpipe, was the perfect choice.

“The new guttering has really enhanced the aesthetics of the church and will continue to do so for years to come.”

The Heritage black guttering and downpipes.
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