National Churches Trust launches blueprint to save churches from closure: Every Church Counts

The National Churches Trust (NCT) has launched its latest campaign, Every Church Counts.

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The NCT writes:

The UK has some of the most historic and beautiful churches, chapels and meeting houses to be found anywhere in the world. But many are at risk of closing for good if urgent action is not taken.

  • In England, there are now 900 places of worship on Historic England’s at Risk Register – with 53 more added in 2023.
  • In Wales, 25 per cent of historic churches and chapels have closed in the last decade.
  • The Church of Scotland is actively planning to close as many as 30-40 per cent of its churches.

At the National Churches Trust, we are doing everything that we can to support church buildings in need. You can help us be here for every – and the people and communities who rely on them.

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