Church building resources

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Help with looking after church buildings

Church of England National Guidance | Webpage

Historic England | Webpage

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings | Webpage

The Victorian Society | Webpage

Other useful resources

Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC): As each church building is professionally inspected every five years through a quinquennial inspection, the presence of RAAC should have been noted as part of those inspections.   Please find Church of England guidance as a way to help with the identification of RAAC and provide advice on the next steps should RAAC be found within a church, church hall or other parochial building.  Visit here.

Simon's Suffolk Churches website | Webpage

Archaeology | PDF

Bells - Database of listed bells and bell-frames | Webpage

Buildings for the Community - What happens here booklet | PDF

Care of Churches and Churchyards | PDF

Chancel repairs liability - legal note from Diocesan Registrar | PDF

Charitable Grants for Churches | PDF

Church Extensions - SPAB's advice | PDF

Church Insurance - an update PDF

Church Security | Webpage

Church Security - police guidance | PDF

Conservation Report guidelines - CBC Guidance | PDF

Cremated Remains Areas within churchyards | PDF

Exhumation Letter | DOCX

Faculty Petition Exhumation | DOCX

Fire | Webpage

Health and Safety | Webpage

Heating Systems for churches (CBC Guidance) | Webpage

Making Changes to a Listed Church - General Synod guidance | PDF

Memorials in churches | PDF

Testing of portable appliances - HSE advice | PDF

Sale of Treasures - CBC guidance | PDF

Why a specification is needed | PDF

Working at Height | Webpage

Writing an architect's brief | PDF




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