The phase of securing and consolidating Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, ravaged more than two years ago by a fire, ended, giving way to the restoration phase, announced this Saturday the public establishment responsible for its conservation.
Started the day after the fire, on April 16, 2019, this work was completed and “the cathedral is now fully secure” announces a press release which continues that “the restoration phase has been actively prepared and is now resolutely engaged in order to launch from this winter the first restoration works ”.
Emmanuel Macron had promised that the cathedral would be rebuilt in five years. The site will not be completed within this period. On the other hand, on April 16, 2024, a mass will be celebrated again in the nave, announced in December 2020 the General Georgelin, president of the public establishment in charge of rebuilding the cathedral.
“A campaign to thoroughly clean the interior walls and floors of the cathedral begins this month,” the statement said.