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Care of Churches

Useful Websites



Church of England (main website):

Ecclesiastical Insurance:

Faith in Maintenance:


Centre for Accessible Environments:

Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) - government website:

Equality and Human Rights Commissions:

National Register of Access Consultants:

Through The Roof:


Advisory Panel on the Archaeology of Christian Burials in England:

Association of Diocesan and Cathedral Archaeologists:

Council for British Archaeology:

Architects & Surveyors

Ecclesiastical Architects' and Surveyors' Association:

RIBA Register of Architects Accredited in Building Conservation (AABC):


Central Council of Church Bell Ringers:

Church Bells of Kent:

Keltek Trust - helping churches locate surplus and redundant bells:

Kent County Association of Change Ringers:

Southwark Cathedral Society of Bellringers:

Surrey Association of Church Bell Ringers:

Commissioning artwork and memorials


Memorials by Artists:

Conservation and repairs

Building Conservation Directory:

Conservation Register:

Conservation Bodies and Amenity Societies

Ancient Monuments Society:

Church Monuments Society:

Churches Conservation Trust:
Ecclesiological Society:

English Heritage:

Friends of Friendless Churches:

Georgian Group:

National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS):

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings:

Twentieth Century Society:

Victorian Society:

William Morris Society:

Copyright licensing

Christian Copyright Licensing International:

Entertainment licensing (including sale of alcohol)

Licensing Act 2003:

Environment & Ecology

Ancient Yew Group:

Bat Conservation Trust:

British Butterfly Conservation Society:

British Lichen Society:

Caring for God's Acre:

Christian Ecology Link:

Conservation Foundation:


London Wildlife Trust:

Operation Noah:

Natural England:

Shrinking the

Surrey Biodiversity Partnership:

Surrey Wildlife Trust:

Funding and grants

English Heritage/Heritage Lottery Fund:

Procurement rules for projects involving public funding:

Funds for Historic Buildings:


Landfill Communities Fund:

Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme:

Marshall's Charity:

Memorials Grant Scheme:

National Churches Trust:

Surrey Churches Preservation Trust:

Health & Safety

Church Safety:

Ecclesiastical Insurance: (go to 'insurance' > 'church insurance')

Fire Safety law:

Health & Safety Executive:

No Smoking Legislation

Smokefree England:

Notice boards

Get Your Church Noticed:


Association of Independent Organ Advisers:

British Institute of Organ Studies:

East Surrey Organists Association:

Institute of British Organ Building:

National Pipe Organ Register at the University of Cambridge:

Royal School of Church Music - The Organ and its Care:


National Churchwatch:

War Memorials

Guidance for custodians of war memorials in England and Wales:

War Memorials Trust:

UK National Inventory of War Memorials: