During the summer months, theft from church roofs can often increase because with the lack of rain, damage can sometimes take longer to notice and thus take longer to report to the police.
Historic England publish a wealth of advice for church leaders to help prevent theft, and in the event you are targetted, what you can then do.
This advice includes:
- Theft of Metal from Church Roofs: Replacement Materials
- Church Roof Replacement Using Terne-coated Stainless Steel
- Theft of Metal from Church Roofs: Prevention and Response
Find out more
- Find out more by visiting the Historic England website here.