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 benefices of Bowbrook North; Bowbrook South; and Stoke Prior and Wychbold with Upton Warren

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Bowbrook North; Bowbrook South; and Stoke Prior and Wychbold with Upton Warren in the Diocese of Worcester

    This consultation expires on Tuesday 17th December 2019

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Broadclyst, Clyst Honiton, Pinhoe, Rockbeare and Sowton; Whimple, Talaton, Clyst Saint Lawrence and Clyst Hydon; and Poltimore and parishes of Holy Trinity, Exeter; Clyst St Mary; and Farringdon

    Consultation on proposals for the future of the benefices Broadclyst, Clyst Honiton, Pinhoe, Rockbeare and Sowton; Whimple, Talaton etc. in the Diocese of Exeter.

    Consultation expires Monday 15th Feb 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 benefices of Campton, Clophill and Haynes; Maulden; Clifton and Southill; and Meppershall and Shefford

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the proposals affecting the benefices of Campton, Clophill and Haynes; Maulden; Clifton and Southill; and Meppershall and Shefford in the Diocese of St Albans.

    This consultation expires 2nd Aug 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Chacewater with St Day and Carharrack; St Feock; St John, Devoran; and St Stithians with Perranarworthal and Gwennap

    Consultation on proposals for the future of the benefices OF Chacewater with St Day and Carharrack; St Feock; St John, Devoran; and St Stithians with Perranarworthal and Gwennap in the Diocese of Truro.

    Consultation expires Monday 19th July 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of East Malling and Teston; Holy Trinity, Larkfield; and Barming

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of East Malling and Teston; Holy Trinity, Larkfield; and Barming in the Diocese of Rochester.

    This consultation expires Monday 9th November 2020.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Elstow; and Wilshamstead and Houghton Conquest

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Elstow; and Wilshamstead and Houghton Conquest in the Diocese of Saint Albans

    This consultation expires on Monday 8th November 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.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Grimethorpe with Brierley; St James, Ryhill; and South Kirkby

    Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Grimethorpe with Brierley; St James, Ryhill; and South Kirkby in the Diocese of Leeds

    This consultation expires Monday 11th October 2021.

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    Proposals affecting the benefices of Keyston with Bythorn

    Proposals affecting the benefices of Keyston with Bythorn in the Dicoese of Ely.

    Consultation expires on Tuesday 1st June 2021.