Work starts at Theobalds

Day 1 – work starts at Theobalds Park, Cheshunt (3 July 2003)

Contractors start preparing the site surrounding London’s most famous gateway – Temple Bar at Theobalds Park, Cheshunt.

Today, marks the start of a 72 week project in which more than 2,500 stones will be carefully dismantled and reassembled at a new site opposite St. Paul’s Cathedral in the heart of London.

This is reported to be the first time a grade 1 listed building has been dismantled and rebuilt in a new location.

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