Guidance notes and policies


General Advice - useful links and resources
Useful links and resources for clergy, churchwardens and others who manage and maintain historic church buildings.

Construction and Covid-19
Guidance on contractors/building projects and Coronavirus

Church Cleaning
Information and resources on how to keep your church clean

Church Treasures
Advice on how to care for your church's treasures

Churchyards and memorials
Information about the rules and guidance governing churchyards.

Community Consultation
Good community consultation can be the key to success in any project

Floor Coverings
Advice and guidance on how to care for your church floor by laying the right carpet

Footpaths and car parks
Guidance on churchyard access routes and car parks

Fundraising
Advice and guidance on how to raise funds for your project

Grants
Guidance on what funds might be available to help cover the cost of your project

Green Health
Learn how to support your church's green spaces

Heritage at Risk
Find out about Heritage at Risk in your area by searching the register

Historic Floors
For advice and guidance on how to care for your historic floor

Internet Access / Telephone Lines
Information about the permissions needed to install telephone lines for internet access

Maintenance
Tips to schedule and carry out maintenance for your church

Open and Welcome Churches
How to keep your church open for all and safely welcome everyone

Project Management
Developing a church building project, be it major repairs, re-ordering or adapting the building, is not a simple process.

Questionnaires/Surveys
How to make your survey a success

Rainwater Goods and Drainage
Guidance on how to keep your church dry



We pray to be generous and visible people of Jesus Christ

Ely Diocesan Board of Finance is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 142183, and a charity registered in England and Wales with Charity Number 245456. The registered address is: Diocesan Office, Bishop Woodford House, Barton Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4DX. All rights reserved.