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Chester City Walls

Client: Cheshire West and Chester Council

The walls around Chester are approximately two miles in length and are the most complete circuit of any town or city in England. The recent project sought to enhance the visitor experience of the towers and walls and included work to:

King Charles’ Tower, the cobblestoned half-moon tower at the north east corner where Charles I watched the return of his defeated army in 1645 the ruined eastern Thimblebys Tower, which has an original base and modern roof also to the east, the Newgate archway adjacent to the Roman Gardens and Amphitheatre the Water Tower complex, situated at the end of a 30m spur wall at the north west corner