engineering firm helps to illuminate refurbished church
fabrication company Manuflex Limited has designed and manufactured
a specialist lighting rig for the newly-refurbished Holy Trinity
Church in Blackford.
unique church is octagonal in shape and the specification set
by local architects Benjamin and Beauchamp called for a lighting
rig that matched the shape of the church.
incorporated include 'fleur de lys' on each of the facia panels
allowing for back lighting, rear panels that allow all the wiring
to be concealed and the support housing to disguise the shackles
that hold the rig in place.
job was highly specialist and unique. And Manuflex Managing Director
Ray Stewart says the end result has met with praise.
the Project Manager for Blackford Church David Sisson first saw
the rig he simply said 'wow!'," says Ray.
"We were invited along to the rededication service last Sunday,
which was led by the newly-installed Bishop of Bath and Wells
the Rt Rev Peter Hancock and Burnham and Highbridge's MP Tessa