St Philip's Dorridge With St James Bentley Heath

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Registered address
15 Brook End Close,Henley-in-arden
Warwickshire,
B95 5JE

Phone
01564 775652

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Charity number
1133831

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New St Philip’s Centre Building Appeal

Patron: The Rt Hon Caroline Spelman MP

Meeting Community Needs

 

St Philip's Church, Dorridge is raising money for a new building to replace both the existing church, hall and meeting rooms. The value of the project is £3.5 million of which nearly half has been raised so far from gifts, pledges and the sale of the old vicarage which we own outright. 
The new facilities will give a larger and more flexible worship area and the new hall and meeting rooms will enable many local organisations to meet and grow. It is a beautiful modern design. Please get in touch if you would like to know more.

We have decided to demolish our existing Parish Church and Hall which have now had to be closed for health and safety reasons and to replace them with a new multi-use church and community centre. In the interim we have had to transfer services and activities to a local school.
The demolition and rebuilding commenced on 22 June 2020.
The new facilities comprise on the ground floor, a new enlarged worship space with good visibility and acoustically designed to be suitable for concert use, a coffee lounge, an Ofsted quality nursery, a purpose built youth area, a multi-use sports hall, a catering kitchen and an office.

The first floor accommodation, which has disabled access (via a lift), includes five flexible size meeting rooms,, a counselling room and kitchenette facilities so as to be self-contained.
The total cost for the project is £4.47m: we have already raised £3.52m and with this we will complete all external work and internally, the worship space, parish office and plant room (Phase 1). We therefore need a further £950k to complete all the remaining facilities which are primarily for the benefit of the local community (Phase 2).

If you have any queries or suggestions

Parish Office Tel: 01564 775652

Email bftf@stphilipsandstjames.org

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