Following a number of delays and surprises, we are about to reach a major milestone in the project; laying of the new limecrete floor. This will mark a turning point in the project after which, the refit of that chapel will commence. To date, we have discovered marker stones which, were thought to be over […]
After seven years of planning, obtaining approvals, raising funds, applying for grants, and many other challenges, we are pleased to say that we have appointed a contractor, NJM Building Contractors Ltd, who have now begun the renovation of our Grade II-listed Georgian chapel. The work is expected to run for ten months and will provide […]
A few years ago, the Congregation and General Chartiable Trust awarded us a grant of £15,000 toward the renovation costs of the chapel, for which we were very grateful. Unfortunately, the grant award had a time limit of two years and we were unable to claim it due to the delays in the start of […]
We are so pleased for the support from the Garfield Weston Foundation in awarding us a grant of £15,000 toward the cost of the chapel renovation project. The builders have been selected from the tender process and contracts about to be signed for the work to start in January 2023.
The deadline for the return of tenders for the chapel renovation has been extended to Friday 14th May 2022 to ensure all interested parties have sufficient time to complete their response.
The Leadership met with Peter Preston (Architect) via Zoom last Friday to review the final specifications for Phase 2. These have been forwarded to the Quantity Surveyor for costing. A planning application has been submitted to Cherwell District Council for the reinstatement of porch doors and improved disabled access as the chapel is within the […]
The architect, Peter Preston, continues to finalise the detailed drawings of the internal works of the chapel. This work is expected to be completed by the end of October when the quanitity surveyor will then price the scope of works. We are hoping to finalise everything ready for the issuing of the tender documents before […]
Listen out on Radio Oxford on Sunday 10th September at 7:40am for an interview with Hedley Feast about Hook Norton Baptist Church!
Chapel Renovation Phase 1 costs updated and being reviewed.
Banbury’s MP, Victoria Prentice, visited the chapel to look at the plans of the renovation and the grant funding challenges that small non-conformist churches face.