The National Churches Trust

Supporting church buildings across the UK

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Latest news

  • Clare Priory church extension shortlisted for LABC Award

    Inkpen Downie Architecture and Design of Colchester have been shortlisted for an LABC (Local Authority Building Control) award for their design at Clare Priory Church in Suffolk.

  • Bath Quaker Meeting House Upgrade

    A project to update community facilities and turn the Bath Quaker Meeting House into an accessible building is nearing completion, thanks to funding part-provided by the National Churches Trust.

Should wooden pews be removed from churches?

To keep or not to keep traditional wooden pews. It's an issue which divides many church congregations.

Why church buildings matter

Investing in church buildings ensures that they can continue to serve local people.

Help us keep churches, chapels and meeting houses alive

We rely on your support to carry out our work

There are many ways in which you can help us; please explore the links to find the way that suits you best
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  • Make a donation

    Your donations will help us keep more churches, chapels and meeting houses alive for the community

  • Become a friend

    Tomorrow, a church, chapel or meeting house near you may need our help. Please help us today by becoming a Friend of the National Churches Trust.

  • Leave a Legacy

    Leaving a legacy to the National Churches Trust is an investment in our nation’s church buildings and will help ensure a future for the people they serve.