Goring United Reformed Church

Property Group

This page is intended to keep members of the Group up to date with what is currently being discussed, including minutes and other information.

Our next meeting :  – No meeting currently arranged.

Minutes :

September 2013

June 2013

January 2013

Property News Updates :

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Programme of  works

28 Feb. New UPVC  wood effect doors have been ordered for the front of the church.  Cost £1500 + VAT

27 Feb. Pat Graysmark due to start work Vestry flat roof and freshwater drain.  Job completed

Shelf to be erected in table cupboard.

Cost of UPVC  front doors £1500+ vat to come to church meeting.

30 Jan  Presented plans for alterations to Little Fishes areas and to East and West Transepts.

22 Jan  Coastal drains flushed and cleared all rain water drains.
Pat Graysmark to re-arrange rainwater pipes from west vestry roof to a new enlarged open gully.

21 Jan  Lee Nicholas works to ceiling and electrics to Harris Room toilet.

20 January Group meeting    Allocation of Responsibilities:–   Alan: Furniture,  Wilma: Soft Furnishings,  Ray & Malcolm: Painting & Decorating,  Vic: Garden,  Paul: A/V and Electrical

  • Little Fishes proposed programme and East & West Transepts alterations in process of discussions.  Presentation of proposals planned for January Church meeting.  Little Fishes application to WSCC by end of January.
  • Lee Nicholas and Jon Bradley asked for revised quotes.
  • We need to look at garage roof before next meeting.
  • Paul to buy and fit new door bell for hall.
  • Keep in our minds other possible work in the Sanctuary, temporary screens or more permanent solution.
  • Sanctuary lighting costs see above under 5 Dec.

13 Jan  Pat Graysmark attending to Vestibule flat roof, also damp problems in Little Chapel and Minister’s vestry.

11 Jan Sanctuary Lighting:  All of the strip lights need to be changed fairly shortly for new LED type which have a very much longer life. At present approx £2000 to change 30 tubes over the rostrum and over the pulpit and organ console. This involves to use of a hoist at £300.  There are 90 tubes in the Sanctuary altogether!


Friday 15 Nov.  Front elevation rendering ready for making good by sub-contractor. Lee has said that work should be done before Christmas.    Lee Nicholas is due to remove the boards on Monday 9th December, with the rendering immediately following the next day Tuesday.  Completed  but waiting for Lee Nicholas’ sub contractor to re-visit site 

Lee Nicholas to brick up whole in wall above porch.

Need to sort possible electrical problem out with Andrew.

Page updated 6 March 2014