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Henry Groves & Son Ltd

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pipe organ builders · nottingham

Portfolio of rebuilds

St Leonard’s, Wollaton (2012)
3 manuals  32 stops

the new west end case

We rebuilt this small 9-stop two-manual Willis organ and enlarged it to a three-manual instrument of 32 stops derived from 14 ranks of pipes.The Swell, Great and Pedal departments are on a new cantilevered west end platform with a new case.

the reconditioned console
the reconditioned console

The new choir organ is mobile at the east end with the reconditioned three-manual detached draw-stop console, formerly at St. Peter’s, Nottingham.


Open Diapason (E) 8
Claribel Flute (F) 8
Viola (G) 8
Principal 4
Harmonic Flute (F) 4
Fifteenth 2
Swell Trumpet (C) 8
Swell Hautboy (D) 8
Tremulant .

Swell to Great
Choir to Great


Open Diapason 8
Lieblich Gedackt (B) 8
Salicional 8
Vox Angelica 8
Gemshorn (A) 4
Lieblich Flote (B) 4
Fifteenth (A) 2
Fagotto (C) 16
Trumpet (C) 8
Hautboy (D) 8

Swell octave
Swell unison off
Swell suboctave

Choir (chancel)

Dulciana (H) 8
Stopped Diapason (I) 8
Dulcet (H) 4
Stopped Flute (I) 4
Nazard (I) 2⅔
Dulcet Fifteenth (H) 2
Piccolo (I) 2

Swell to Choir


Violone (Haskell) (G) 16
Bourdon (F) 16
Principal (E) 8
Bass Flute (F) 8
Fifteenth (G) 4
Swell Fagotto (C) 16
Swell Trumpet (C) 8

Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
Choir to Pedal
Great & Ped combs coupled

Other rebuilds

Little Coates, St Michael’s (2021)
rebuild of a two-manual Rushworth & Dreaper organ
Olton, Solihull, St Margaret’s (2021)
Rebuild and re-ordering of the three-manual instrument
Chesterton, St Andrew’s (2020)
rebuild of 2-manual instrument, with new direct action modular windchests
Shifnal, St Andrew’s (2020)
rebuild of a 2-manual England/Abbott & Smith organ
Melton Mowbray, St Mary’s (2018)
complete rebuild and re-ordering of the 3-manual Hill/Walker organ, including addition of pedal 32ft Contra Trombone and a 5-rank Great Cornet
Hartshill, Holy Trinity (2016)
Mansfield, St Mark’s (2014)
electrification of the 2-manual Brindley & Foster organ, including a new winding system and re-ordering to improve tonal egress
Southwell, Minster Song Room (2014)
Thurgarton, St Peter’s (2014)
Waltham, All Saints (2012)
rebuild and re-ordering of the two-manual 1905 Brindley & Foster organ on new direct electric modular soundboards
Wollaton, St Leonard’s (2012)
rebuild and enlargement of 2-manual Willis organ to 3 manuals
Ashbourne, St Oswald’s (2011)
rebuild of the 3-manual Hill organ, including an additional nave organ and tonal improvements
Carrington, St John the Evangelist (2009)
rebuild and relocation, from chancel to west end gallery, of the 2-manual Yates organ
Quorn, St Bartholomew’s United Church (2007)
rebuild of the 2-manual Taylor organ with organ chamber re-ordering to improve tonal egress
Bulwell, St Mary’s (2006)
rebuild and enlargement of a 2-manual Forster & Andrews organ to 3 manuals
Blackwell, St Werbergh’s (2004)
Deeping St James, Priory Church (2003)
Heath, All Saints (2003)
New Mills, St George’s (2003)
Brampton, St Thomas (2002)
Mapperley, St Jude’s (2002)
Thurgarton, St Peter’s (2002)
Stoney Middleton, St Martin’s (2001)
Mapperley, Mapperley Methodist Church (2000)
Alfreton, St Martin’s (1999)
Brimington, St Michael’s (1999)
Gedling, All Hallows (1999)
Arnold, Church of The Good Shepherd (1998)
Nottingham, Bramcote Crematorium Chapel (1998)
Sheffield, St Aidan’s (1997)
Tideswell, Tideswell Methodist Church (1997)
Riddings, St James (1996)
Chesterfield, Rose Hill United Reformed Church (1995)
Hathersage, St Michael’s (1995)
Arkley, St Peter’s (1994)
Frognal, St Andrew’s (1993)
Willingham, St Helen’s (1993)
Wellingore, All Saints (1992)