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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 ...

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