Guidance and resources

For guidance and resources relating to permissions and the faculty process, see the dedicated webpage.

Churchyard regulations, guidance & monuments at risk

The Diocesan Registry pages also contain some useful information.

Monuments at risk register

If you know about a churchyard monument that is at risk of deterioration or collapse, please complete this form and a member of the DAC team will be in touch shortly.

Working with the DAC

Liz Kitch - Senior Church Buildings Officer (DAC)


Architects' and Surveyors' Conference

George Edmund Street in the Diocese of Oxford

Richard Peats, Historic England Inspector

Working with environmental protective glazing

An introduction to its use, benefits and technical aspects to consider

Sarah Brown, University of York & The York Glaziers Trust

Metal theft prevention and survival workshop
Theft of metal

Derek Stancombe, Church Insurance Consultant, Ecclesiastical Insurance

Metal theft prevention & process

Insurance Claims Processing and Parish Support - Derek Stancombe

Drivers of theft and managing risk
Drivers of theft and managing risk

Kevin Thomas, Ecclesiastical Insurance Group

Choosing a roof alarm
Choosing a roof alarm

Jennie Schillig

The permission process & policy guidance
Assessment criteria for roof replacement in alternative materials

Richard Peats, Historic England

Re-roofing case studies
Re-roofing case studies

Benefits of lead; pros and cons of alternative roofing materials.

Bryan Martin, Architect, DAC member and Conservation Officer

Commissioning a feasibility study and realising your church project
Commissioning a feasibility study and realising your church project - a short video from Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust.



How to welcome

Advice on creating a welcoming church environment.

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