The Closed Churches Division assists the Commissioners'
Church Buildings (Uses and Disposals) Committee in settling the
future of churches closed for regular public worship. Normally a
suitable alternative will be sought but if not found the remaining
outcomes are either preservation or demolition.
The Committee also adjudicates on
representations made regarding particular proposals. You can learn
more about the procedure for making representations by
To find out more follow
when a Church Building closes?
the Church Buildings (Uses and Disposals) Committee?
Pastoral and Closed Churches
common resources, including conference presentations and the
Pastoral Measure 1983 Code of Practice, can be found here.
If you have a
general enquiry or comments about these web pages please contact Fiona McKenzie