Saturday, January 15, 2011

Norton Priory makeover

Housing workers are travelling back in time to give a 900-year-old priory a facelift - in just two weeks. Plasters, plumbers, painters, joiners and electricians are bringing Runcorn’s medieval monastery, Norton Priory, up to date.

Claire McDade, the priory’s director, said: ”It’s amazing. Every day, something new and exciting is happening. All these skilled craftsmen are doing jobs we simply couldn’t afford. This is ‘Changing Rooms’ on a massive scale. Their generosity is wonderful.”

Click here to read this article from the Runcorn and Widnes World