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Event - Maintenance of church buildings meeting

Location: Daresbury
Date: 29/03/2017

Information and discussion about two proposed maintenance schemes

We are currently exploring two church building maintenance schemes to see if there’s interest in establishing in our Diocese. We would like you to be part of the discussion. The maintenance schemes are:

1.    MaintenanceBooker- an online system to book a contractor for regular maintenance jobs such as clearing gutters, tree surveys and surgery, lightning conductor checks and potentially other work.

Established by the National Churches Trust (NCT), this has already been piloted in Yorkshire. We are exploring the feasibility of establishing a North West scheme in conjunction with neighbouring Dioceses. For more information see


2.    Maintenance Co-operative- setting up small clusters of churches that can support one another with maintenance issues, either with practical tasks and/or sharing knowledge and encouragement, possibly encouraging additional community volunteers to be part of the group. This initiative has been established by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) but is relevant to all types/ages of church buildings. For more information see

If you would like to find out more and share your thoughts about what would be of benefit to our Diocese, please book to attend this meeting. The results of the meeting will be shared with the archdeacons, who will be making the final decision.


Meeting details

  • Wednesday 29th March
  • 10am-12.30pm (refreshments available from 09.30am)
  • Church House, 5500 Daresbury Business Park, Daresbury, Warrington. WA4 4GE
  • Booking essential
  • Any queries contact Emily Allen, Church Buildings Development Officer, tel: 01928 718 834 ex 268


How to book

Reserve a place(s) by clicking on BOOKING FORM. This will direct you to Eventbrite. Click on the green ‘Register’ button and follow the instructions to reserve a place


Interested but can't make it?

If you would like to attend but can't make this date, please email Emily Allen. If there's sufficient interest an evening meeting will be held, tbc Thursday 30th March. Or alternatively email your thoughts.

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