Talking science at the Abbey

The exciting science, technology and engineering of Bath Abbey’s multi-million pound Footprint Project will be under the spotlight in a series of afternoon talks being held at the church on Saturday, March 16th at part of British Science Week.

Six organisations will be taking part in the afternoon of talks, including: Wessex Archaeology, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, University of the West of England, Mann Williams Structural Engineers, Buro Happold Engineering, and IsoEnergy.

The programme of talks will include:

  • 1.05pm – Alex Morris, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios: The Bath Abbey Footprint Project: Repairs, Conservation, Interventions & Sustainability; Problems are just solution opportunities
  • 1.30pm – David Littlefield, University of the West of England, Bristol: Mapping the condition of Bath Abbey’s ledger stones: a study in photogrammetry
  • 1.55pm – Bruce Eaton and Shoned Jones, Wessex Archaeology: Archaeology in 3D
  • 2.50pm – Henry Pinder, Mann Williams: Structural Engineering Challenges of the Footprint Project
  • 3.15pm – Neil Francis, Buro Happold Engineering: Bath’s natural hot spring water
  • 3.40pm – Ed Levien, IsoEnergy: Installation of the GSHP system at Bath Abbey

No tickets required, all welcome.