Redeveloping Church Buildings

Resources

Further guidance

More resources

  • Taylor Review Pilot workshop materials. See the 'workshop materials' section for a variety of advice, including 'Planning and Managing Change part 1 - Turning a vision into an action plan.' Resources have been developed by a partnership project between Historic England and the Churches Conservation Trust
  • 'A Design Thinking Guide', produced by Empowering Design Practices research project exploring how places of worship are redeveloped
  • Building Project Preparations - what are the key questions to ask? Here are suggestions provided by John Truscott, a freelance church consultant and trainer
  • Rural Church Buildings, by Germinate. A toolkit for caring for and developing church buildings
  • Stories worth sharing

You may be interested to take a look at recent church building projects:

  • Church halls- new and redeveloped examples from across the Diocese
  • New facilities (kitchenettes and loos) examples from across the Diocese

Diocese of Chester support

  • Caroline Hilton, DAC Secretary, on caroline.hilton@chester.anglican.org and Katy Purvis, assistant on katy.purvis@chester.anglican.org (advice on permissions, possiblities)
  • Your church architect is also a great source of advice

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