Presentations and photographs from our Church focused workshop at All Soul’s Bolton, organised in partnership with The Churches Conservation Trust.
Peter Jenkins, Finance Director, The Prince’s Regeneration Trust (PRT) and Matthew McKeague, The Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) introduce today’s workshop and explain a little more about how the BRICK education programme can help community groups.
Matthew McKeague, Head of Regeneration shares the history of the Churches Conservation Trust and explains different regeneration strategies for historic churches.
Katerina Alexiou, Empowering Design took part in an Asset Mapping Exercise – Thinking about all the useful ressources, skill and talents of the people involved in your project, from individuals to organisations.
Rob Chambers, Partner at Purcell discusses the different ways to creatively think about the design of church buildings and shares some examples of completed church projects as inspiration.
Alan Guthrie-Jones, Special Projects Manager, Pastoral and Closed Churches Department, Church Commissioners explains the legal context for new and extended uses for church buildings.
The Heritage Lottery Fund share information about funding opportunities for historic churches.
Rev Caroline Dick and Dave Wilcox from The Breathing Space project discuss their amazing church regeneration – including retaining use as a church and developing new uses.