Guidance on “Ruined Churches”

Legal issues raised in CBC Guidance

ChurchCare has published a CBC Guidance Note on Ruined Churches, (“the Note”). Whilst much of the 14-page document is concerned with explaining the options available to dioceses and parishes for the management of these buildings, it also includes a brief summary of the law relevant to this little-explored area. Continue reading

Pews vs Chairs: Application of CBC Guidance

Considerations of the binding nature of CBC guidance

The Church Buildings Council (CBC) has published a wide range of valuable guidance on issues ranging from Accessibility to Working at Heights and a recent consistory court judgment has considered the binding nature of this guidance. Continue reading