The Refurbishment

The refurbishment started in February 2021. 


Source of income

Amount confirmed

Date confirmed


Sale of part of property


May 2017


Methodist District Grant


Nov 2016


Methodist Insurance


Oct 2017


Gibb’s Trust Grant


March 2017


Sunday School Grant


Feb 2017

For children’s work

Methodist Connexion Grant


July 2018


Garfield Weston


July 2018


Bernard Sunley Trust


Nov 2018

Access during work

All Churches Trust


June 2018


Congregational & General


Sept 2018

Access during work

Bristol & South Glos Circuit


Jan 2019


Gloucester Churches Trust


Sept 2019




January 2021

Access during work

We proceeded to write grant applications to fund the refurbishment and were quite successful in obtaining funds from many organisations. Although we needed to reduce the scope of the project here and there to keep within our means. We also raised over £25,000 ourselves with coffee mornings, quizzes, sales of unwanted items, gift days etc. We had a great number of things to get rid of from the part of the building that we sold and in order to empty the church. This took a concerted effort from many people over the whole period, and we still have more to do.

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