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Building project updates

Building project updates

Building project timeline September 2022

Building project update January 2023

Building project update February 2023 – invitation to submit grant application

It may not seem that much has been done to repair St Andrews but the story so far…..
2019 Roof collapse (Oct 2019)
Taylor’s make safe and explore issue in conjunction with David Ferguson (quinquennial architect)
2020 March 2020 LOCKDOWN
Scaffolding and additional investigations and work done to secure the roof etc (Oct 2020)
Structural engineer report (Nov 2020)
Meeting with Archdeacon (Dec 2020)
2021 Sarah Odell, diocesan heritage advisor on board (Jan 2021)
Building put on Historic England ‘at risk register’ (Jan 2021)
Project team formed
John Bailey – New architect appointed (March 2021)
Architects produced plans A-H
Architects and Sarah produced statement of need and significance
Heritage Lottery Fund grant sought and received for heritage weekend
Heritage booklet and banners designed and produced
Heritage weekend held (Sept 2021)
Numerous community engagement and consultation events at different times and in different places plus boards up in church with responses taken. (Sept 2021 – May 2022)
2022 Informal Diocesan Advisory Committee visit (March 2022)
Proposed plan agreed
Expression of interest prepared and sent in to Heritage Lottery Fund based on £1.5m bid
Response – please return with a phased version of the project and look at focusing activity programme, concerns raised over management structures and expertise
Rough alternative plans drawn up by architect (Sept 2022)
New expression of interest submitted
Meeting with John Spence – advice on restructuring team and support offered
Locality funding provided by John Spence (Sept 2022)
2023 Heritage Lottery Fund offer support and invite us to apply for large grant (around £1m) (end Feb 2023)
Sarah provides proposed new structure which has been suggested by John Spence and lottery funders
Some individuals in wider community identified and tentatively approached
Fit for 500 logo formed
Fit for 500 vision day
Next steps Meet with existing project team (and possibly PCC) to explore changes to structures
Alter statement of need and significance. To reflect new rough plans
Application to Heritage Lottery Fund by August 17th
Response in December
Visit other projects
Hold a village – wide information event in the village hall
Actively share the vision and info at all our events