A year behind the scenes
The current Minster building has stood for 800 years and centuries of exposure to the elements have taken their toll.
The repair and restoration bill runs into millions and the complexity and scale of the job put it on a par with work on the rail bridge spanning the Firth of Forth in Scotland.
Read more about the Minster's team and their work on the buidling's maintenance on the BBC News website.
- Paul Greenan
- Executive Producer
- Nicola Addyman