Phase 3 - Ladies Gallery
in Partnership with
of Jacob Synagogue has been awarded a conservation grant from the
World Monuments Fund Jewish Heritage Grant Program. This grant will
be used to start the refurbishment of the Ladies Gallery.
Jewish Heritage Grant Program was formed in 1988 in response to
the widespread neglect of the rich architectural heritage of Jewish
communities around the world. Chaired by the Honorable Ronald S.
Lauder, JHGP unites communities worldwide with public and private
agencies committed to the protection and preservation of Jewish
more information on the World Monuments Fund click
Jewish Chronicle - 20 August 2004
East End Life - 29 August 2004
on Phase 3 by Michael Gold September 2004
Balcony Rail Height
Evidence Cheque Banked
Evidence of Exchange Rate Received
Receipt from Builder for Money Received
cases surrounding the damaged timber were removed. The timber was
treated, and where required, timber was replaced.
removal of the cases stopped 2 inches short of the decorative plaster
work. This was so that we would ensure minimal damage to the original
cases were rebuilt, and plastered.
will take place week beginning 4th October 2004. Air vents have
been installed to prevent this type of damage to the timbers again.
new handrails are still being manufactured, but will be ready towards
the end of the week beginning 4th October 2004.
Doors are now equipped with their correct panic bars and signs.
has been erected for the electrician. He is checking every cable
in the building, both upstairs and downstairs. This is to facilitate
a NIC report to comply with Government legislation.
electrician was very thorough and will produce a complete report
at the end of his visit.
the meantime, dangerous electric work has been repaired immediately.
scaffolding has been removed, and the synagogue prepared ready for
spent to date (All figures in UK Pounds Sterling)
Gallagher required 50% of the total to initiate building work. This
£4782.25 was made up as follows:
from the WMF
£ 812.82 from Synagogue funds
is no charge to the project for photographs, travel expenses, fuel
and report writing as they have been donated by Michael Gold. (Cost
to this report is the bank statement showing the conversion of funds
from the WMF cheque, and the receipt from Poultney Gallagher for
funds received to date.
bank account was opened with £10.00
Interest paid by bank £0.02 (after tax)
Money from the WMF has now been paid to builder.
Balance of account £10.02
of Exchange Rate Received
from Builder Money Received