Church Buildings and Churchyards - Guidance

 

If you are looking for guidance on a particular topic please use the search pane to narrow the options, contact a member of the church buildings team here, via email to DAC@elydiocese.org or by calling the church buildings office on 01353 652729.

Church Building Maintenance


Summary:
Tips to schedule and carry out maintenance for your church building.

Church Cleaning


Summary:
Information and resources on how to keep your church clean.

Church Heating


Summary:
Presentations on different ways of heating your church, from a Diocesan heating seminar held in 2023.

Church Treasures


Summary:
Advice on how to care for your church's treasures.

Churchyard Trees


Summary:
Find out about guidance and regulations regarding planting and works to trees.

Churchyards and memorials


Summary:
Information about the rules and guidance governing churchyards.

Community Engagement and Consultation


Summary:
Good community engagement and consultation can be the key to success in any project.

Event Planning


Summary:
Guidance on how to plan a church event,

Floor Coverings


Summary:
Advice and guidance on how to care for your church floor by laying the right carpet.

Foodbanks


Summary:
Advice and guidance on running a community foodbank safely.

Footpaths and car parks


Summary:
Guidance on churchyard access routes and car parks.

Fundraising


Summary:
Advice and guidance on how to raise funds for your project.

General Advice - links and resources


Summary:
General Advice - useful links and resources for the care of church buildings and churchyards.

Grants


Summary:
Guidance on what funds might be available to help cover the cost of your project.

Green Health


Summary:
Learn how to support your church's green spaces.

Heritage at Risk


Summary:
Find out about Heritage at Risk in your area by searching the register.

Historic Floors


Summary:
For advice and guidance on how to care for your historic floor.

Internet Access and Telephone Lines


Summary:
Information about the permissions needed to install telephone lines for internet access.

Lists A and List B works


Summary:
What are considered List A and List B projects when making changes to your church?

Night Shelters


Summary:
Advice and guidance on running church winter night shelter.
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