Examples of Work on Chapels where the Gospel Standard Trust has assisted
1. Providence Chapel, Birkenhead
Purchased in 2000 for the congregation which moved from the Particular Baptist Chapel at Shaw Street, Liverpool.
2. Ebenezer Chapel, Ossett, Yorkshire
Rebuilt in 2007 on the same site.
1. Ebenezer Chapel, Pick Hill, Horam, Sussex
Year 2002: Car park surface around the chapel was seriously deteriorating. It was therefore excavated, a geotextile membrane laid, a sub-base provided, necessary drainage channels inserted and overlaid with bitumen macadam.
2. Providence Chapel, Staplehurst, Kent
Year 2014: Typical Kent weather boarded property which had been re-roofed after the last war but only patched up since. So the need was for the chapel to be re-roofed followed by exterior re-painting.
3. Bethesda Chapel, Southampton
Year 2010: Interior of chapel, entrance hall and vestries redecorated, replaced internal doors, replaced lead on flat roof and above front doors and redecorated externally. Year 2011: Rendered and painted boundary wall.
4. Clifton Strict Baptist Chapel
Year 2013: Replacement of chapel windows (hardwood) and schoolroom windows (uPVC) and painting of soffit, doors and surrounds. A case like this shows just how much planning is required – meeting with Trustees, contact Local Authority, obtain drawings and quotations, apply for planning consent, arrange finances and oversee the work, etc.
5. Hanover Chapel, Tunbridge Wells
Year 2009: Dealing with damp problems, remove panelling in Sunday School and erect inner stud walls and false ceiling, electrics and redecorate; treat exterior brickwork of chapel and redecorate.
6. Jireh Chapel, Attleborough, Nuneaton
Year 2006: Alterations to toilet and kitchen, install gas central heating, necessary decorations.
7. Providence Chapel, West Street Croydon
Year 2014: Remodelling of front entrance lobby for use for week evening services and thus freeing up space within the back of the chapel for improvements to kitchen and toilet facilities.
8. Hope Chapel, Rochdale
Year 2009: Installation of a new heating system to keep this historic building in good repair and to enable the church and congregation to worship in a warmer chapel. Year 2010: Assistance with the cost of the new gas meter and other works.
9. Barn Chapel, West Row
Year 2004: Conversion of open barn annex to toilets and meeting room.
10. Mount Bures Chapel, Essex
Year 2008: Demolish the very small entrance porch and erect a new extension to provide disabled toilet, a mother and baby room and larger entrance area.
11. Hope Chapel, Sedgley
Year 2007: Conversion of existing toilet to provide disabled facility. Internal and external decoration.