THE new spire finally arrived at All Saints Church on Friday and will be clad this week ready to be erected after months of work and waiting.
Initially delayed by rain and then by wind, the right weather has finally arrived and so has the spire, bolted together and mounted on the rotating axle on Friday morning.
GR Carr Building Contractors manager Peter Carr said Keppel Prince had helped get the spire on site and cranes from each business moved the two pieces into place.
“It’s great to finally get it on site,” Mr Carr said. “It’s been there for a few months just waiting for an opportunity to go up.”
Read more in Monday’s Portland Observer.