New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
News > UK >

Church begins pioneer project in east London

by Tim Wyatt

Posted: 10 Jan 2014 @ 12:22

A CHURCH in London has begun an ambitious regeneration project that will create a new church building, 97 affordable homes, a community centre, a gym, and 50 new jobs. Demolition work has already started on the 1950s building of St Mark's, in Marks Gate, Barking, and the church hopes to have the work completed by 2015.

Canon Roger Gayler, who has led St Mark's for 38 years, said that the scheme had been many years in the making. "In 2007, we tried to get some grants to repair and ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Inter Religious Affairs Programme Officer

London and Home Counties

Inter Religious Affairs Programme Officer Location: Lambeth Palace, London Salary: Starting salary of £27,911 rising to £30,326 upon successful completion of probation period. Contract Type: Full...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Keeping the faith under fire

Keeping the faith under fire

Large numbers of clergy volunteered to be military chaplains during the Great War. Peter Street tells some of their stories  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Is there enough reason now to impose tougher sanctions on Russia?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

Can Catholics back women bishops?

Christopher Hill asks whether Catholics can back women bishops  Subscribe to read more

Sat 26 Jul 14 @ 11:18
The FT explores @HTBChurch's church-planting in London. http://t.co/kxPlfMhjgM

Fri 25 Jul 14 @ 16:40
Is there an Anglican revival in London? The @FT investigates http://t.co/KuOZ4utBHM