The new throat plate is being fitted to the boiler, initial trials indicate a good fit and enough excess around the edges to allow for final trimming.
The edges of the new throat plate will require fettling to ensure correct sizing of the water space and overlap with the new side plates.
The new throat plate fits the boiler well. The holes can be seen where the palm stays are attached.
Meanwhile the new door plate has been fitted and is being welded in place.