Funding the Project


The Cost of the Project

The total costing of the proposed scheme is just under £500,000. This is made up as follows:-

1. Demolition of existing porch and repairs to church front wall……………………………………..£28,020
2. Creation of new entrance, kitchen and accessible toilet………………………………………….£103,060
3. Remodelling and refurbishing the main worship area…………………………………………….£120,108
(to make it a community as well as a worship space and to include a new heating system)
4. Contractors preliminaries, overheads, contingency etc…………………………………………..£163,957
VAT……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .£83,030
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Total Project Cost………………………………………………………………………………………£498,174


Funds already raised

1. Funds raised directly by members of the church:…………………………………………………£114,000
2. Grants and loans already promised from the Wessex Synod and others:……………………..£240,014
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…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….£354,014


Amount still needed……………………………………………………..£144,160


How You can Help

We are seeking support from the local community and local businesses, as well as charitable trusts and foundations. You can help by: –

  • making a donation
  • gift-aiding your contribution
  • organising a fundraising activity – space can be made available in the church
  • by donating something in kind (e.g. an object/service for auction; wine/food for an event; homemade food or crafts for sale)

Please see the Donation Form for more details, and do what you can to help turn this opportunity into a reality for the lasting benefit of our community.