November Update and Appeal Gift Day

Exhibition and Gift Day  Sunday 2nd December Tea and Cakes 2pm – 6pm in Droxford Church in support of the Community Hub and Heritage Centre Appeal led by Revd Tony Forrest, Rector   Drop in and see how you can be part of an exciting project which will help to shape our community and church […]

Community Hub Progress – August 2018

Community Hub Progress Update – August 2018 The large excavation in the picture is the result of the archaeological work successfully completed to satisfy the conditions necessary before building work on the Community Hub at Droxford Church could begin. This survey yielded good news that the build can go ahead with even less intrusion into […]

Permission granted!

Community Hub Update – January 2018 St Mary and All Saints, our Church in Droxford, has at last been given permission, both by Winchester City Council and the Church of England, to build the extension on the north side of the Church to house a much-needed kitchen and toilets. This is the culmination of five […]

Community Hub Progress Report – August 2017

Restoration and interior works The restoration phase of the Community Hub Project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Friends of Droxford Church (FODC) was completed late last year, including the tower renovation and new south roof. The next phase, the installation of glass screens in the North Chapel area, was completed in March.  […]

Community Hub Progress Report – December 2016

Droxford Church Community Hub and Heritage Project Bulletin No 10 Restoration and interior works Our prime contractor, R J Smith, has completed the second phase of the Community Hub Project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Friends of Droxford Church (FODC) which involves the repair of the tower floors and the eastern walls […]

Community Hub Progress Report

Project Status: Restoration Works are well underway with our chosen main contractor, and project planning for the Community Hub extension, and the Heritage programme are proceeding with extensive consultations planned in the autumn. The latest Bulletins (June and July) have been published on our Community Hub and Heritage Project page. Open Meeting Our next meeting has […]

FODC at Droxford Country Fair June 2016

At the Droxford Country Fair on June 4th, FODC exhibited the scale model of the church featuring the Community Hub extension at the west end of the church, together with Bulletins on progress of the project.  In the Chancel area photographs of the current restoration works funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund were on display, […]

Community Project Bulletin 7 – June 2016

Early in 2016, we announced that our application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) had been successful. A confirmed grant of up to £188,300 has been awarded, bringing the total contribution to the Community Hub Project from the Heritage Lottery Fund to £222,200. The contractor, RJ Smith started work as planned on 4th April, and […]

Community Project: Work starts

Restoration work starts on the tower and the South roof. On April 4th, our contracted builder, R J Smith arrived to erect scaffolding and security fencing in preparation for major restorations funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (www.hlf.org.uk).

Press Release – March 7th 2016

Droxford Church Community Hub and Heritage Project secures Heritage Lottery Fund investment. The Friends of Droxford Church (FODC) and Droxford Parochial Church Council (PCC) are pleased to announce that their application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (Grants for Places of Worship programme) has been successful. A confirmed grant of up to £188,300 has been awarded, […]