Consultation on parish reorganisation and closed church proposals

Below are links to all the cases that are currently open for representations (formal comments) to the Church Commissioners. You can send comments to the Commissioners either for or against what is being proposed. Comments need to be received by the date shown for that particular case. You can search for a particular case in the box below by place name or diocese.

All correspondence received by the Commissioners will be treated as public correspondence.

If no objections are received during the consultation period, the proposal will proceed in due course. 

If any objections are received, the case will be considered by our Mission, Pastoral and Church Property Committee. A list of those cases is available on our Representations Cases page.

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    Proposals affecting the benefice of St Mary and St James, West Derby

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefice of St Mary and St James, West Derby in the Diocese of Liverpool

    This consultation has expired.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of the Holy Trinity, Penge (Lane) also known as Holy Trinity, Beckenham; and St John, Penge

    Consultation on proposals for the future of the benefices of Holy Trinity, Penge (Lane) also known as Holy Trinity, Beckenham; and St John, Penge in the Diocese of Rochester.

    Consultation expires Tuesday 15th June 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Penshurst and Fordcombe; and Chiddingstone with Chiddingstone Causeway

    Consultation on proposals for the future of the benefices of Penshurst and Fordcombe; and Chiddingstone with Chiddingstone Causeway in the Diocese of Rochester.

    Consultation expires Monday 8th March 2021. 

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    Proposals affecting the the benefices of Swadlincote, Hartshorne, Winshill, Bretby; and Etwall and Egginton

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Swadlincote, Hartshorne, Winshill, Bretby; and Etwall and Egginton in the Diocese of Derby

    This consultation expires on Wednesday 18th December 2019

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    Proposals affecting the benefice of Thurnscoe Saint Helen and Saint Hilda

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefice of Thurnscoe Saint Helen and Saint Hilda in the Diocese of Sheffield

    This consultation expires Tuesday 1st June 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Burrington, Chawleigh, Cheldon, Chulmleigh, Meshaw, Romansleigh, Thelbridge, Wembworthy with Eggesford, Witheridge with Creacombe, East Worlington and West Worlington

    Consultation on proposals for the future of the benefices of Burrington, Chawleigh, Cheldon, Chulmleigh, Meshaw, Romansleigh, Thelbridge, Wembworthy with Eggesford, etc. in the Diocese of Exeter.

    Consultation expires Monday 29th March 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the the benefices of Alverthorpe; Outwood, Stanley and Wrenthorpe

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Alverthorpe; Outwood, Stanley and Wrenthorpe in the Diocese of Leeds

    This consultation expires on Tuesday 7th January 2020.

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    Proposals affecting the benefice of Saint Aldhelm

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the proposals affecting the benefice of Saint Aldhelm in the Diocese of Salisbury.

    This consultation expires Monday 7th June 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Peckleton; Groby and Ratby; and Newbold de Verdun, Barlestone and Kirkby Mallory

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Peckleton; Groby and Ratby; and Newbold de Verdun, Barlestone and Kirkby Mallory in the Diocese of Leicester. 

    This consultation expires Monday 19th April 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Great Horton; Bradford St Wilfrid with St Columba

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Great Horton; Bradford St Wilfrid with St Columba in the Diocese of Leeds

    This consultation expires on Monday 16th December 2019.