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City Tabernacle Church

The restoration of the City Tabernacle Church is a project we were very fortunate to be involved with. The existing building was rich with history and restoration required traditional construction methods. The heritage building built in 1890s suffered water and hail damage from the severe Brisbane hail storm in November 2014, which saw the original stained-glass windows smashed by hail along with major water damage to the original hearth plaster ceilings and rendered white set walls. The large ornate cornice, detailed plaster around windows, and original stained glass all required specialised techniques and trades to restore. The roof suffered extensive hail damage and need all roof sheeting and box gutters replaced. It took six months to restore the church and the process brought the old building into the 20th century as it allowed for installation of air-conditioning, and a fresh new appearance.

“RJM Builders have been excellent to work with during the whole project. Their management skills in planning and executing the projects have been excellent. Various parts of the project, like painting the interior of the auditorium, required a detailed programme and this was met. They spent considerable time in finding the right trades to handle the various heritage tasks that the work demanded and then set about working with these specialists to achieve an excellent outcome. I would have no hesitation in considering RJM Builders for any project of a similar nature.”
– John Ivett