Responsibilities of Property Convener
Guidance setting out the general expectations of the responsibilities of the Property Convener.
Guidance regarding the preparation of quinquennial property surveys.
Church Property Inventory (March 2018)
The form for use, under Canon 35, to record property belonging to a congregation.
Energy Performance Certificates for Existing Buildings
Guidance regarding the requirements for energy performance certificates for existing buildings.
Canon 35 – minor works
Details of the minor works excluded from the ambit of Canon 35.
Canon 35 – appeals
Details of the procedures to be followed in the event of an appeal under Canon 35.
Equality Act 2010
Guidance on issues of access to church buildings.
Access Audit Checklist
A check list for carrying out a disability discrimination access audit.
Guidance for congregations on good practice and the key issues that need to be considered when undertaking conservation and maintenance of graveyards.
Sources of Funding for Repairs and Improvements to Church Buildings
A list of potential sources of funding.
Provincial building grants and loans
Details of Provincial building grants and loans.
Minimum Standards For Clergy Housing
Recommended guidelines adopted by the Provincial Administration Board for minimum standards for clergy housing.
Maintenance and Building Work for your Church – Some Practical Considerations
A note from the Provincial Buildings Committee of matters to be aware of when planning church maintenance or building work.
Sources of Guidance to Churches on Heating of Buildings
The Buildings Committee, following consultation with the Provincial Environment Group has produced the following information on issues of heating to assist churches in working towards net zero carbon emissions.
Useful guidance on the maintenance of church buildings can also be found at: