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Read our latest blogs and stories of churches we have helped and the people who help look after churches to keep them open, in good repair and being used for the benefit of local communities.

St Barnebas, Cambridge
Archangel

Churches are our living heritage

Nigel Walter, Director of Archangel Architects and Trustee of the National Churches Trust, spoke about his 'narrative approach' developed to address the nature and challenges of living religious heritage at an online masterclass for the Future for Religious Heritage (FRH), a not-for-profit organisation of charities and conservation professionals working to protect religious heritage buildings across Europe.

Waltham Forest Engineering

Waltham Forest Engineering

When thieves stole a beautiful brass pulpit rail from a Victorian church in Kent, a replica was made by Waltham Forest Engineering Ltd (WFE), which undertakes heritage metalwork projects across London and the South East.

Light installation by McGregor Bowes Architects
McGregor Bowes

McGregor Bowes Conservation Architects

The attraction of conservation architecture is that you are always working with the best quality materials and working with tradespeople who are highly skilled.

Church recorders
Eddie Tulasiewicz

Find out how to become a Church Recorder

The voluntary work of church recording involves a team of up to ten people researching and documenting the artistic and historical heritage of a church.

Watts & Co stole

Watts & Co.

Watts & Co has been making ecclesiastical clothing and furnishings since 1874. It is associated with beautiful embroidered vestments, in fine silks hand-crafted at their London premises.

Ablemarsh Safety Consultants

Ablemarsh Safety Consultants

Based in Croydon, Ablemarsh Safety Consultants provides health and safety support services to places of worship throughout the UK.

Horological services

Horological Engineering Services

Specialist in the preservation, conservation and restoration of turret clocks for churches and historic buildings,

DNG Stained Glass

DNG Stained Glass

An expert with over 20 years' experience of working on some of Britain's most highly regarded historic and ecclesiastical buildings.

Artisan Plastercraft

Artisan Plastercraft

Originally set up in 2009, Artisan Plastercraft employs over 50 experts specialising in the many and various forms of architectural and decorative plasterwork.