Had a good nose around the RC Cathedral today - probably the first time since I sung there for Songs of Praise about 20 years ago
Here we go:
The side view:
Right at the top:
THe balcony around the side:
This was taken by leaning the camera facing up the concrete supports
The bells - Matthew, Mark, Luke, John. They are electronically chimed by a motor and we are all waiting for the clappers to fall out of the bells and shoot down Hope Street - it has happened in many other towers....!
The heaviest is to weigh in at 91cwt - over 4 and a 1/2 ton - these bells aren't small!