Property Committee

Caring for our buildings

Synod Property Committee

Convener: Mrs Val Morrison

Members:

  • Mr Neville Brooksbank
  • Mrs Alex Jowitt
  • Mr John Rider
  • Revd. Andrew Lonsdale
  • Mr Peter Saxton
  • Committee Facilitator: Trust Secretary / Property Officer

The Moderator and Clerk are ex-officio members of all committees.

Committee Aims

  • Acts on behalf of Synod in matters relating to the purchase, sale, alternation, lease etc. of churches, church-related buildings and manses.
  • Makes decisions with regard to alterations to church buildings under the agreed Ecclesiastical Exemption procedure for the United Reformed Church
  • Provides a resource for churches on building-related matters and ensuring compliance with current legislation
  • Monitors and oversees the programme of building inspections.
  • Has oversight of property owned by the Synod.

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