James Halsall, DAC and Pastoral Secretary of Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich discusses the role of legislation in church regeneration projects.
The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Procurement let by Neil Richardson, DCA Consultants.
A modest taster of some of the many rules, regulations and occasionally DECENT IDEAS for dealing with Anglican churches that are no longer needed in whole or in part for regular worship.
BRICK Programme Director Laura Norris gives a brief introduction to explain ‘what is procurement’.
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.
Debbie Lamb, Development Manager, Locality discusses how new community rights can help those working on built heritage regeneration projects.
Andrew Shepherd, an architect specialising in conservation, providing guidance on common conservation issues.
Katie Lee, Team Leader of Community Assets, Economic Development and Alternative Finance, Department for Communities and Local Government on the role of central government an enabler: helping people to do more to help themselves
Manus Deery, Assistant Director/ Principal Conservation Architect for the Historic Environment Division on the positive changes for heritage since April 2015 when planning and some other heritage powers devolved from regional to local government for the first time in Northern Ireland.
Ian Turner, Community Empowerment Team Leader, Scottish Government, introduces the aspects of the new Community Empowerment Bill relevant for community led heritage regeneration projects in Scotland.