Building projects

Inspiring examples of building projects with heritage at their heart

Around the Connexion...

Examples of building projects with heritage at their heart. The different stories of regeneration, where they found funding, what wisdom they can pass on.

Wesley malton

The Wesley Centre, Malton

£2.4 million project in the heart of Malton. Ambitious scheme comprised of government/local council funds, connexional support etc.

Glenfield, Leciester

Smaller project, historic chapel from 1876, putting accessibility and community in the picture.

Gunwen Methodist Chapel, Cornwall

Bible Christian church - Heritage Lottery funding, £242,000 project. Windows, rendering church, installing kitchen and toilets, sensitively restoring upstairs chapel - LED lights instead of candle light.

Grant making organisations

Various heritage projects have applied to the below grant making organisations for funding.

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National Churches Trust

Up to £50k, grants available to any Christian place of worship in the UK that is open for regular worship. NCT help keep church buildings in good repair, open for worship and community activities, and allow churches to continue to serve people, communities and visitors in all sorts of ways.

benefact trust

Benefact Trust

Up to £100k grants are awarded for building development and repairs for mission, outreach and community benefit.

Heritage Lottery Fund

The National Lottery Fund

Project from £10k - £10 million under the new Heritage 2033 strategy.


Wolfson Fabric Repair Grants

Up to £10k, The Wolfson Foundation grants can be allocated to fabric repairs at church buildings of all Christian denominations. They must be of heritage significance and listed Grade I or II* in England and Wales, Grade A or B+ listed in Northern Ireland, and Grade A or B listed in Scotland.