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Autumn Update

Phase 2: Restoration of the Tower and Spire. Good News! Early in November, we received confirmation of a grant award of £75,000 from the National Churches Trust.  Previously we have obtained grants totalling almost £87,600 from English Heritage. Together with … Continue reading

Giving Day – Sunday 18th May

Across the three services at Platt on Sunday 18th May, there will be the opportunity to hear more about the Building for Growth project.  We’ll join together as a church family in thinking about how – and why – we … Continue reading

Building for Growth – Phases 2 and 3

Phases 2 and 3 of Building for Growth were launched at the APCM on Tuesday 29 April.  You can read about the proposals throughout this site, and we’ll upload a video of the presentation at the meeting as soon as … Continue reading

Update Sept 2012

We’re now back in our church building! We give thanks to God that the refurbishment has been completed and on time. We had a great service of Thanksgiving and Rededication on Sunday 16th Sept, see our video and photos on … Continue reading

Update 9th August 2012

We’ve been quiet with updates but that’s because the good news is that all is going to plan and we’re delighted to be able to announce details of our Opening Service. Our opening service of Thanksgiving will be on Sun … Continue reading

Update April 2012

We  are delighted to share that we received our Faculty for the church re-ordering (subject to caveats). Work is now being done to progress our building project and further details of how we will do church during this period will … Continue reading

Update 19th March 2012

Thanks for all your prayers for the Consistory Court which took place on Saturday. It went smoothly and was encouraging as it could be. The Chancellor committed to make a decision by Easter and we await this but don’t presume … Continue reading

Update March 2012

A consistory court is being held in the church on Sat 17th March, commencing at 10am. The Chancellor will hear representations both in favour and objecting to our proposed building work. Do be praying for this and for all involved. If … Continue reading

Latest update Dec 2011

Chancellor’s decision made We have heard from the Chancellor regarding our request for a faculty for the re-ordering of the church, indicating that he has decided to resolve the matter by holding a consistory court. He has suggested a possible … Continue reading

Update 26th Sept 2011

We’ve had some really positive news. The Chancellor had referred our proposals to the Church Building Council (CBC) in light of objections raised by heritage organisations. The CBC have visited and taken a detailed look at our building, plans and … Continue reading

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