Supporting and Background Documents
On this page, you can find some of the documents mentioned in the report
The Current supporting advice is contained in the Code of Practice to the Measure and is set out on links from this page of the website.
Church Buildings (Page 22-30, GS 2222)
Research on the reasons for closure of church buildings between 2015 and 2019:
Research the sustainability of closed churches appropriated to alternative uses:
Recommendations for a Review of the Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011
A report by Peter Petkoff (Brunel Law School and Regent's Park College, Oxford) and Eleanor Townsend (University of Oxford), with additional contributions from Oliver Cox (Heritage Engagement Fellow, TORCH, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities)
As part of the Church of England Mission in Revision project, a collaborative project was undertaken between the University of Oxford, the Churches Conservation Trust and the Church Commissioners. This was intended to contribute to the current discussions about the Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 within the Church of England, and to think more widely about the implications, particularly for historic church buildings.
Further material and papers will be added to this page as the review progresses.