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11 Southwark Churches share £672,000 in grants

26 Mar 2015

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11 Southwark parishes are to receive grants totalling almost £672,000 for urgent repairs to their church roofs in the first round of awards from the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced today.  

The Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund of £55 million is for urgent repairs to public places of worship across the UK and was set up in 2014. The following parishes in the Diocese of Southwark were successful in their applications:  

St James with Christ Church and St Crispin, Bermondsey
All Saints, Blackheath
St Giles, Camberwell
St Laurence, Catford
Holy Trinity, Clapham Common
St Barnabas, Clapham Common
St Hilda with St Cyprian, Crofton Park
St Mark, South Norwood
Holy Trinity, Upper Tooting
St Peter's, Vauxhall
St John the Baptist, Wimbledon