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The Project Progress - blow by blow

April 2018 – work starts in earnest During April we cleared the church of all removable items... read more

SACDA Newsletter 21 - March 2018

This newsletter was delivered to every household in Donhead St. Andrew and describes the March... read more

St. Andrew's Friends Annual General Meeting

The Friends’ Annual General Meeting took place on 10th March 2018, and reviewed the... read more

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Development Plan

The Development Project will:

  • make the church a much more flexible and usable space
  • address vital issues to do with safety, accessibility and disability
  • bring the building up to a much higher standard of comfort
  • provide the facilities that will make its use a pleasure

In practical terms the project involves:

FLOORING – removing the various different floor levels in the nave, the main part of the church, and replacing them with with one floor level throughout the nave

HEATING – installing a new heating system throughout the building which combines effectiveness, unobtrusiveness, efficiency and economy

LIGHTING – installing a new lighting system which is flexible, adjustable, unobtrusive and highlights the architectural features of the church

SOUND SYSTEM – providing a flexible system for users and effective sound-reinforcement for listeners, including those with hearing difficulties

SEATING – enhancing the flexible use of the church for worship and for social activities by having interlocking, stackable oak chairs with a separate storage area for additional chairs

LIBRARY – creating a reading and study area with bookcases and seating, focussing on religion and philosophy and local history, heritage and archaeology for adults, teenagers and young children

FACILITIES – building an extension to contain a wc with disabled and baby-changing facilities, a kitchen, a meeting room/vestry and storage

EQUIPMENT – providing a digital projector and remote control, large projection screen, and folding exhibition stands with integrated lighting

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