Public notice of an application to the Consistory Court

Public Notice of an application to the Consistory Court of the Diocese for permission to carry out the following:

The Parish of: Mossley Hill
The Church of: St Matthew and St James

Tower – Repair work to tower pinnacles and other high level repairs as detailed in the Supplementary Report by Denovo Design (Inspecting Architects).

Church internal – To remove and dispose of all the existing pews and replace them with stacking chairs; to refinish the wood block flooring; to install a single storey free-standing timber structure to contain a vestibule, toilets, kitchen facilities, store and lighting/sound console to the West end of the church with provision for electrical, lighting, fire detection and ventilation systems; to replace the existing timber doors from the church hall to the church with new frameless glass doors; to install new lighting in the church.

Church Hall – To replace the existing link to the Church with a new fully glazed link; create a new entrance vestibule; new disabled toilet & baby change facilities; create a new a single storey extension to the rear of the existing building containing toilets, a kitchen, coffee bar and store together with an enlarged entrance hall with access to a new terrace facing the Memorial Garden; upgrade the electrical, lighting, fire detection, heating and ventilation systems; install new doors, sanitary ware, fittings, finishes and general redecoration.

External works – To create new vehicular access drive and a new exit gateway to be formed in the existing sandstone boundary wall on Mossley Hill Road; to create new footpaths and paved terraces around the Church Hall; to install new external lighting.

If you wish to object to any of the works or proposals you should write giving the reasons for your objection to:

The Diocesan Registrar
The Bishop of Liverpool’s Registry
1 The Sanctuary,

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so that it reaches the registrar no later than:
12th June 2015

Please state your name & postal address and whether you live in the Parish and /or your name is entered on the electoral roll of the parish or any other capacity in which you write.

Contact details for the Parish:
Rev Alan Kennedy  email:

Canon David Bishop: email