A delicate operation as Windsor Castle’s chandeliers are given a polish
The grand chandeliers in the Waterloo Chamber at Windsor Castle have been given a final check and polish in preparation for the room’s reopening to the public.
By Laura Elston
Published 31st Mar 2022, 12:22 BST
Updated 31st Mar 2022, 12:52 BST
Obscured by scaffolding for 20 months during renovation work, the five intricate cut-glass features were lowered from the 14 metre ceiling almost to the floor to be inspected and cleaned by experts, wearing white gloves to protect them from oils in the skin.
The Waterloo Chamber, one of the largest rooms in the Berkshire castle and traditionally used for investitures, is welcoming visitors back on Saturday April 9.