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 […]
Our committee member Kirstie Arnould appeared on BBC Radio Surrey’s breakfast show to discuss local oral history project Keeping Us In Mind. Kirstie is managing the project, which is a joint venture between mental health charity Love Me Love My Mind, Bourne Hall Museum in Ewell, and Surrey History Centre. You can listen below to her […]
Very few members of the Epsom & Ewell community have had the opportunity to see inside Horton Chapel – as it has been locked up since the mid 1990s. So we’ve put together this 360 degree interactive video in which local resident Mike Sherman talks to committee member and Sky Sports News presenter Julian Waters […]
Click here to see our December newsletter – with updates on our backing from Epsom & Ewell Borough Council, our successful application to the Architectural Heritage Fund and more.
Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society (HCAHS) has been awarded a Project Development Grant of £25,000 by the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF). The grant will cover some of the development costs to convert Epsom’s Grade II-listed Horton Chapel into a new arts and heritage centre, taking the project closer towards the start of work on […]
Councillors have unanimously voted to support our bid to convert Horton Chapel into a dynamic community hub for arts and heritage. The project would see the Grade II listed Victorian building delivering an exciting programme of courses, performances, film screenings, exhibitions, events and children’s clubs, with flexible space all available for community hire. A café/bar […]
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We’re delighted that our plans to turn Horton Chapel it into a thriving community arts hub have been given a major boost in the form of a £10,000 award from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). This money allows us to complete the first stage of our feasibility study into the project. We have retained the services […]
Epsom & Ewell Borough Council has given community groups until the end of June 2016 to submit fully costed plans for Horton Chapel. The chapel has stood vacant for many years, and its ownership was transferred to the council – along with a parcel of land – in 2004 on condition that it was to be used […]