The refurbishment work to the chapel is now expected to be complete by the end of August, which is great news. The upgrades to the lighting have had to be delayed until later in the year because we have missed the window of opportunity in the bat roosting calendar to work in the roof space.Read more “Refurbishment Update”
The easing of the Coronavirus lockdown rules has meant that places of worship can now begin reopening, albeit subject stringent restrictions on what is permitted to take place.
The Baptist Union, of which we are a member, has published guidance on reopening. In particular, they note that “The requirements for the safe opening of church buildings are extensive… Above all, we encourage you not to rush to re-establish gathered corporate worship but only to do so prayerfully and after the widest possible consultation.”Read more “On Reopening our Building”
The church has been lying empty and sad for nearly three months now due to the coronavirus and even the refurbishment work had to stop. But finally this week our contractors have been able to restart work on the floor, following industry guidelines for working safely and avoiding transmission of the virus.
This week they have been laying the batten framework that will carry the underfloor heating trays and support the engineered oak boards. It really is great to have things moving again after all this time.Read more “Work Restarts on the Refurbishment”