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Monthly Archives: September 2017

HOLT’s project to support the Gillick Pageant in Chelsea completed in September 2017. We were delighted that this wonderful 1920s heraldic monument has been restored telling the story of Sir Thomas More’s riverside estate from 1524 onwards. We were joined by the Marquess of Salisbury, Viscount Chelsea, Professor Thomas Betteridge, the Chelsea Society and the descendants of the artists, Ernest and Mary Gillick. The Cadogan Estate and the Salisbury Pool Charity generously supported the restoration work.
The site is open to the public, do visit if you can: The Moravian Church, 381 King’s Road, Chelsea, SW10 0LP.

HOLT’s trustees visited RAF Biggin Hill in September to see this famous Battle of Britain site; HOLT is supporting the restoration of the 1930s gates and railings. We met trustees and director of the new Biggin Hill Memorial Museum – which will open in 2018 – and toured the WWII airfield. We were shown blast pens, original spitfires and restoration works in the heritage hangar, as well as the 1952 Memorial Chapel.