Windsor Castle

 

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Lowe & Oliver has been involved in working at
Windsor Castle for many years, working very closely
with The Royal Household on a number of different
projects.

For example we carried out the electrical installation
on St George’s Hall and Chapel following the fire in
1992.














 Key Facts

Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied
castle in the world.

It was originally built by William the Conqueror in
the 1070s and has been a Royal home for more
than 900 years.

The fire that began in the private chapel on 20
November 1992 damaged or destroyed more than
100 of the Castle’s rooms, one-fifth of its area.

Restoration work by highly skilled craftsmen was
completed in 1997 at a cost of £37 million.

Seventy per cent was raised by opening the State
Rooms at Buckingham Palace to summer visitors.
The remaining 30 per cent was met from savings in
funding from parliament for the maintenance of Royal
Palaces.