On Sunday 17 March we’re holding a fundraising charity auction to enable members of the community to bid on their own piece of Horton Chapel history. The design for the refurbishment of the chapel includes the re-use of many of the chapel’s original artefacts – including, of course, all of the items that are part […]
The Horton Chapel Project is seeking applications from people who would be interested in training as heritage researchers. This is a volunteer role but training costs and travel expenses will be covered by our Heritage Lottery Fund grant. We will be providing skills training to 20 people, to help find out more about the history of the […]
Volunteers – Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society Job Type: Voluntary Roles: Various Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society is looking for volunteers for various aspects of the project.
Horton Chapel, the grade II listed building in Epsom that is about to be transformed into an arts centre, is opening for a special one-day event as part of national Heritage Open Day on 8th September. The building has been closed to the public for several decades, and trustees of the charity that planned and […]
The Horton Chapel Project is seeking expressions of interest from firms to join the tendering process for the main construction contract. Interested parties will need to be able to demonstrate a proven track record in delivering on major projects involving public Grade II listed buildings. Click here to fill in the expression of interest form.
We are delighted to announce that our plan to rescue Horton Chapel and turn it into a thriving arts hub has become a reality thanks to a major capital grant made possible by National Lottery players. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded us a grant of £1.44 million, which means that work can now […]
Councillors on Epsom & Ewell Borough Council’s planning committee have voted unanimously to approve planning and listed building consent for the renovation and refurbishment of Horton Chapel. Following a short address by Horton Chapel Project chairman Ian Reeves in the March meeting, many councillors spoke to express their excitement at the plans developed by Horton […]
Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society has been awarded a £15,000 community business grant by Power to Change, the independent trust supporting community businesses in England, for the transformation of Epsom’s disused Horton Chapel. The grant will pay for crucial expert reports, design services and technical specifications that will enable the historic listed building to […]
Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society has submitted a planning application to Epsom & Ewell Borough Council for the renovation and refurbishment of Horton Chapel. Application number 17/01379/LBA describes the ‘refurbishment and conversion of existing Grade II Listed Chapel,’ including flexible spaces for: performance, creative learning, café, exhibition; a new glazed entrance canopy; a small […]
Our plan to rescue Epsom’s Horton Chapel and turn it into a thriving arts hub has taken a huge stride forward thanks to a major grant made possible by National Lottery players. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded us development funding of £300,000 to progress our plans to transform the vacant historic building. Thanks […]