It is heartening to report on the phoenix arising from the ashes of St. Michael’s! Some three and a half years on from that disastrous fire there is significant new life.
St. Michaels on the Mount Without
The Civic Society was ultimately unsuccessful in their bid and the selected purchaser was Ian Johnson, a Clifton resident with the excellent track record of sensitively restoring the Observatory on Clifton Down.
Update January 2018: The Civic Society is leading a partnership bid for ownership of this fire damaged church. The bid was lodged with agents acting for the Diocese in mid December and we have recently heard that we have been invited for interview on Monday 15th January.
Simon Birch explains how the Civic Society became involved in the future of St Michael’s on the Mount Without.