A new lease of life is being breathed into the Old Chapel at the Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School as part of an exciting project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
A part-time Heritage Officer helps with the development of the Old Chapel, establishing projects in the local community and meeting with existing heritage organisations and community groups to gauge their support and to seek their input. The Old Chapel is used by the community to learn about the heritage of Upminster and provides resources for visits from local schools, is a venue for hire in the evenings, at weekends and during school closure periods as well as hosting community projects like a pottery café and ‘Tea & Talks’.
The Chapel has an active ‘Friends of the Old Chapel’ group who support the
If you would like to know more or to get involved, please contact:
Charlotte or Kerry Jones on 01708 222660 ext. 266 or e-mail [email protected]