St Mary's (Balcombe) roof and ceiling has been badly damaged by weather and water. We need to repair it and make it weather-secure to preserve the Church for the christenings, weddings, funerals and services of future generations.
Preserving St Mary's for the Future
As with most Grade 1 listed buildings, St Mary’s Church requires substantial expenditure to maintain it and to preserve it for future generations. We cannot finance such expenditure from our current levels of reserves and income and so but in the past have fundraised to complete some main projects, including:
The restoration of the bells;
The restoration of the clock face and mechanism;
The restoration of three of the Victorian stained glass windows (including the East Window);
The internal re-organisation and fitting out of the West end of the church .
Regular fundraising events that take place include a number of concerts, open gardens, an annual parish barbecue and various trips.
All donations to our fundraising are very gratefully received (see donations page) as are ideas for fundraising events.
Balcombe PCC is a registered charity: Number 1175472