From Gutter to Spire: The 2014 MCP Conference

Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to this year's conference.  It was a great day.  You can read more about it on our From Gutter to Spire blog page, but if you would like to take a look at some of our speakers' presentations you can download them below, or why not watch them for yourself on YouTube?

Why does the SPAB care about places of worship?

Sara Crofts, SPAB Deputy Director, Head of Casework and Project Manager for Faith in Maintenance. PRESENTATION.

How many volunteers does it take to clear a gutter?

Stella Jackson, MCP Regional Project Officer for Lincolnshire. PRESENTATION.

Getting co-ops underway with volunteers in Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Kate Andrew, MCP Regional Project Officer for Herefordshire and Worcestershire
and volunteers Ben Hornberger and John Copping. PRESENTATION.

Footfalls: the effect of visitors on your building

Sarah Crossland, National Support Officer, National Churches Trust (presentation not currently available).

Cherishing your churchyard

Andrea Gilpin, National Project Manager, Caring for God’s Acre. PRESENTATION.

Faculties made easy: why they are necessary; what you may and may not do without permission; the new ‘Faculty Simplification’ rules

Andrew Mottram, Heritage Buildings and Community Development Officer in the
Diocese of Worcester. PRESENTATION.