The Construction and Installation of the New Organ

The new organ was constructed by Kenneth Tickell and Company Ltd. It was with great sadness that we received the news of the sudden death of Kenneth Tickell on 24 July 2014, shortly before the installation of the new organ in the Chapel.

The new organ is unveiled - 25 September 2014

The protective covering has just been removed from the front pipes, giving us the first view of the instrument with its finished appearance – magnificent! View more photographs on our Flickr page, here.

 

The new organ unveiled

 

The new organ takes shape - 9 September 2014

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The new organ takes shape

 

The new organ arrives on site - 3 September 2014

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Arrival of parts of the new organ in the College chapel

 

Latest photographs from the workshop of Kenneth Tickell - 19 August 2014

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Latest photographs from the workshop of Kenneth Tickell - 23 June 2014

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Back Pipes Casing
Measuring soundboard sliders Casing Keyboard

 

More photographs from the workshop of Kenneth Tickell - 11 June 2014

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 Bellows  Detail of the cornice  Detail of the impost
 Bellows  Cornice  Impost
 Impost frame  Keyboards  Pedalboard
Impost detail  Keyboards  Pedalboard

 

The front pipes being made at Shires Organ Pipes Ltd - 19 March 2014

 

 

Photographs from the workshop of Kenneth Tickell - 18 February 2014

 

     
 Coupler chassis  Cutting mortise and tenon joints  Grooved UBd cores
     
 Gt Sbd inside  Gt Sbd top surface  Rollerboard
Wind trunks More wind trunks Wood pipes
Casework frames   Small wood pipes

 

The voicing of the pipes - 14 February 2014

 

Voicing the pipes 2 Voicing the pipes 1 Voicing the pipes 3

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