THE scaffolding is down on Bendigo's Anglican cathedral after refurbishment works were completed last year.
It comes after a $200,000 plus repair program on the St Paul's Cathedral bell tower, which ran between January and October of 2020.
The works focused on the tower's rendering and mortar to make the structure safe for use.
It comes after the COVID-19 crisis significantly slowed the works, which were initially expected to last just three months.
This meant the tower was shrouded in scaffolding for the majority of 2020.
In October the cathedral's dean Elizabeth Dyke said the works were complete, but they were just waiting on a crane to remove the framework.
She told the Bendigo Advertiser it was amazing to see the 151-yer-old cathedral looking brand new.
Restoring the stain glass windows and further repair works are expected to be the next priority for the cathedral.
It comes after the community and donors raised the $200,000 needed for works on the bell tower.
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