The renovation work consisted
of cleaning and overhaul, including repairs to the bellows and the
revision of the electrical system with the installation of the Solid
State Multi-system and Multilevel Capture system.
Ipswich had previously remodeled the Choir organ into a Positive and
it was our work to restore the enclosed choir organ, provide a more
substantial flute chorus and reinstate the Orchestral Oboe. We also
revised the great Tromba 8ft. and Tromba 4ft. to be Trumpets with
bright tone. The 8ft. stop was extended down to 16ft. to provide an
'everyday' pedal Trombone 16ft., the Opheicleide being of the
For when the Harrison Opheicleide 16ft.
its 32ft. Bombardon extension are blazing, the Trombone is also
available on the Great.
As part of the work we also placed the
console on a new podium and installed it into the fine console case
which Bishop's had found for the Church from Sherbourne Abbey- an
operation requiring more than a sardine packer, for the Wisbech
console was somewhat larger than its predecessor.