Historic Feltwell church plans to be modern hub

St Marys Church FeltwellA Medieval South West Norfolk church is planning to radically develop its North Aisle to recover the sense of the church as a community space.  

St Mary’s Church in Feltwell is planning a £300,000 radical refurbishment to open up the building to become a community resource.

The Aisle Project will create a modern two-storey hub built within the church’s existing walls. This will be freestanding, made of pale oak, and will include toilets, a kitchen and a heated function space downstairs and museum space upstairs.

Rector Joan Horan said: “It’s the result of a long period of consultation with local people and co-ordination with the Diocese of Ely, and the end result will be spectacular, with users ranging from local bands to cinema, farmer’s markets to museums and everything between within the confines of an existing church structure.”

Read a full report on EDP24.
 
Photo: © Copyright Evelyn Simak and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

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