08 Oct Grade II-listed Oldham church saved from closure…
We’re really pleased to be able to continue work on this historic building, We are back on site with this, the fourth phase of HLF grant funded repairs in 2018.
“An historic church has been saved from closure thanks to two grants worth more than £200,000.
Grade II-listed St Margaret of Antioch, in Hollinwood, was in need of urgent roof repairs and had been marked on Historic England’s “Heritage at Risk” register.
But Christmas has come early for the parish church after a confirmed grant of £193,800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the roof restoration project.
Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the project aims to see the church building become finally watertight and help towards its goal of becoming a fit-for-purpose church and community building, that seeks to open its doors to the community and beyond…”
Read more at https://www.theoldhamtimes.co.uk/news/15773079.Grade_II_listed_church_saved_from_closure_after_welcome_cash_injection/