Graylingwell Chapel

Graylingwell Chapel

Graylingwell Chapel is a beautiful chapel that is Grade II listed and in desperate need of repair.

 

This year Graylingwell Chapel will become one of the community buildings that Chichester Community Development Trust looks after on behalf of the community.  CCDT, with its partners, will redevelop, refurbish and rejuvenate Graylingwell Chapel into a warm, inviting, multi-purpose space that will serve the community both at Graylingwell Park and Chichester for decades to come.

 

This presents a rare opportunity to develop a new vision for Graylingwell Chapel; one that builds on the chapel’s character and heritage, fulfils the needs of the community and secures the chapel’s future.

 

Clare de Bathe, Trust Director,

“Graylingwell Chapel will play an essential role in our community here. It is part of the identity and history of the area and the success of this project will impact on the sense of community for people living locally and have a positive impact on the local economy.”

 

The Journey has begun…

 

So far, with grants from Heritage Lottery Fund and Architectural Heritage Fund, we have consulted the local community and potential partners, hired an architect and project organiser and we are heading towards a big application for funds of £1 million +.

 

Learn more in the grant tabs – Architectural Heritage Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund

 

 

Explore and learn

 

We are building up a library of information about Graylingwell Chapel.

 

You can learn more about the chapel and its role in Graylingwell Hospital through the following booklets:

 

News from the blog
  • Graylingwell Chapel’s steering group have been to London to look at different venues and to get ideas for the chapel. The result? A paradigm shift… the ideas for the chapel are evolving....

  • We are pleased to announce that there are two new booklets on Graylingwell Chapel that shed light on the chapel and the history and human stories linked to it. They are available now online and hard copies will be available at the start of December...

  • The Graylingwell Chapel steering group are on a mission!  They are crossing the counties looking at examples of chapels, churches and repurposed buildings that have been transformed into working, successful and profitable community hubs. ...

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