We have put together a Toolkit containing information and resources to help you to set up your own Maintenance Co-operative.
If you need specific advice on dealing with the different concerns and challenges that maintaining buildings can pose then take a look at our Technical Advice page.
Risk Assessment (HB20)
This is a sample risk assessment form to show you what a risk assessment can look like.
Use this template to structure the baseline survey for your place of worship. You can print it out and circle the answers by hand on site and/or complete it on your computer. There is also a guidance note on how you can adapt the form to suit your PoW.
Baseline Survey Completion Guide (HB26)
Some ‘how to’ step by step instructions on how to edit the Baseline Survey form to suit your place of worship . We have also included a few tips if you are filling out the form digitally.
How to Draw Floor and Roof Plans (HB28)
A short guide on how to prepare floor and roof plans as part of your Baseline Survey form, in particular the roof plan which you may have to draw from scratch.
Caring for Churchyards: Advice and Guidance
This is a list of websites which may be of help in providing advice and guidance on caring for your churchyard or burial ground.