A general introduction to the formal process for managing, maintaining and developing your church building.
A suggested letter of appointment between a Church Inspector and the PCC.
The application form for permission to carry out works to trees in your churchyard.
The Chancellor’s rules and guidance for managing and maintaining churchyard memorials.
The general application form for permission to carry out works to your church and churchyard.
An important guidance note on protecting valuable metals on and around church buildings and on responding to metal theft.
A suggested template of church inspection reports.
The application form for permission to set up memorials in your churchyard.
The national list of minor works to church buildings and churchyards that do not requiring formal Faculty permission.
A list of Faculties for works to church buildings and churchyards granted last year.
A list of churches under Faculty in the Birmingham diocese.
The Church Commissioners’ national list of furnishings needed by churches.
The Statement of Significance and Needs form, which should be included in support of an application for Faculty for works at your church.
The Public Notices relating to Faculty applications.
A general introduction to managing archaeology, both above and below ground, around your church and churchyard.
A list of architects and surveyors available to carry out five-yearly church building inspections inside the diocese.
The Church Commissioners’ national list of available church furnishings.
A list of national church furnishing suppliers and specialists. (This list is provided as a source of information only and individuals must satisfy themselves of the suitability of these companies.)
The Statement of Significance and Needs form, which should be included in support of an application for Faculty for major works at your church.
A general introduction to applying for Faculty online.